Merrivale: no water for days

2012-08-24 00:00

A WATER cut in Merrivale since Tuesday has caused an outcry by both residents and the business community.

They don’t know why their water is off or what caused the cut.

Desiree Grobler, a Merrivale resident, said there was no water from Michelle garage to Merrivale Heights.

She said they were never notified that there was going to be a water cut.

“We have not even been provided with water tanks.”

uMgungundlovu District municipal manager Sibusiso Khuzwayo apologised to residents, saying officials were working to repair a leak and the water supply was expected to be back by 3 pm yesterday. He said water tankers would be sent.

By last night, the water had still not been restored.

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