Tongaat community protests over no tap water, deputy mayor faces thousands of irate residents

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Tongaat residents fill water at the Gokhale Hall Temple, after serious flooding.
Tongaat residents fill water at the Gokhale Hall Temple, after serious flooding.
RajeshJantilal

Residents of Tongaat, north of Durban, who protested after being left without running water since the deadly April floods, say the eThekwini metro has flat out ignored their calls for alternate water supply.

Locals say the municipality had failed to address their need or hear proposed temporary solutions to the water crisis.

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