Million-litre water ‘leak’

2013-10-30 00:00

OVER a million litres of water, enough to half fill an Olympic swimming pool, was lost after a burst water pipe in Mkondeni went unrepaired more than 20 hours after it was reported.

Water engineer Dave Still put the loss at about 20 litres per second. He said this would have amounted to over a million litres. According to Wikipedia it takes 2,5 million litres to fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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