No neglect: water pipes burst ‘daily’

2010-03-09 00:00

THE burst pipe that interfered with Hilton’s water supply yesterday is not unique to this area.

uMgungundlovu District Municipality’s technical services manager, Bheki Mbambo, said the asbestos pipes, which are in place countrywide, tend to burst from time to time after a pressure build-up. “It happens daily all over, and we are not neglecting the residents.”

Hilton’s supply was restored yesterday after a technical team was deployed to the area. Mbambo urged residents who report burst pipes to the customer care service line to leave their details so that they can receive feedback. Call 080 0864 911.

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