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Municipality Watchdog request Gauteng Premier to intervene into Mogale City Water Crisis:-water_faucet_(mgn)_medium

We have requested the Premier of Gauteng Mrs Nomvula Mokonyane get it contact with the Mogale City Local Municipality and resolve this issue as matter of urgency.

This comes after a spade of water interruptions over the past months affecting parts of Krugersdorp and the Mayor must be held accountable for this. Residents were not informed prior to these interruptions and there were no consultation process with the affected residents.

The Mogale City Municipality could have consulted with the Disaster Management team and a constituency plan could have been put in placeprior to this interuptions.

 Apart from household difficulties, a huge concern is places of congregation of people such as schools, businesses, hospitals, shops. With no proper sanitation. This situation poses a serious health and safety threat for people in the affected areas.

 Deon Nel who suffers from Motor Neurone Disease (MND). Deon’s wife Bernice Nel is dependent on water, as she uses a lot of water per day.

What happened to the (Batho Pele – caring, empathy, respect, recognition, value, reward, compassion and consultation) principals.

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