Ugu water woes set to worsen after tankers burnt

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Water tankers burning in Ugu on the KZN South Coast.
Water tankers burning in Ugu on the KZN South Coast.
Ntandoyenkosi Dlamini

Water supply issues will continue to plague residents in the Ugu District Municipality, following the burning of municipal water tankers on Monday.

Ugu’s municipal spokesperson France Zama, said the burning of the tankers will have a devastating effect in the municipality’s ability to provide portable water.

The water tankers were set alight along with municipal vehicles, offices and a fresh produce market in Mkholombe on Monday during the unrest.

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