Water bill selection controversy

2015-05-07 06:00

I READ the Fever a week or so back and there was a story about a pensioner who is paying more than R400 every month for his municipal rates and still the municipality says he owes them.

I know of a man from Shaka store who has a water bill of R1 893.83 and he has never paid for a single drop of water.

How is the municipality doing its calculations?

It seems as if some people are charged more to cover other people’s bills. This man from Shaka store is supposed to be paying R37.11 monthly and if you calculate he owes the municipality for 51 months, but has never received a letter demanding payment.

What is really happening - the municipality must answer.


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