Eastwood residents angry over water bills

2008-04-21 00:00

Disgruntled residents of Eastwood in Pietermaritzburg are upset that they have to pay for "free water" and even more upset about the absence of Mayor Zanele Hlatshwayo at the Saturday meeting she had organised to discuss their issues.

However, indigent households in the Eastwood area have been paying the same tariffs that non-indigent households pay — R20,64 for the first six kilolitres and thereafter R6,80 per kilolitre. Community member Roslyn Donnely complained that she is paying more than R300 a month for water and her household falls in the indigent category.

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