Lincoln Meade: water restored

2012-02-16 00:00

WATER finally ran out of taps in Lincoln Meade and Hayfields yesterday afternoon after residents had spent nearly a week without it.

A Lincoln Meade resident, frustrated with not being able to get through to the council about the problem, said: “We can’t live like this any more.

“The council should just consider changing all the pipes because clearly they are old and they need to be replaced.”

The resident said that two Saturdays ago, municipal employees were replacing an old pipe at Lincoln Meade.

“While a new pipe was installed other old pipes burst.”

Residents said water was restored yesterday afternoon with Lincoln Meade having been without water for six days and Hayfields for five.

The municipality could not be contacted for comment. — WR.

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