No running water leads to Covid fears in Snathing in Pietermaritzburg

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Residents in Sweetwaters have been without water for more than two weeks.
Residents in Sweetwaters have been without water for more than two weeks.

Scores of residents at eMahlathini in Snathing have been without water for more than two weeks.

Community leader Mthethwa Mthembu said residents are now afraid of contracting Covid-19.

Mthembu said they had been told that this was due to Msunduzi’s failure to pay contractors who were previously responsible for delivering water in tankers. “When we queried why the water tankers were no longer delivering water, we were told the municipality does not have water.

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