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Day 9 without water and still no good news – DFA

Day 9 without water and still no good news – DFA

Kimberley residents have been scrambling for water as JoJo tanks and other stored reserves have been depleted on day nine of of the taps being … Read more: Day 9 without water and still no good news – DFA

[WATCH] Goga Leak Repair: Site Drainage Continues, Damage Still To Be Assessed

Dr Mias van der Walt, Bigen Africa's Managing Director onsite at Goga Valve Station.

Bigen Africa, the company contracted to repair water leaks in Sol Plaatje Municipality, is working diligently to restore water supply to affected areas. A media statement by Dr Mias van der Walt, Bigen Africa’s Managing Director, provided an update on the progress and timelines. The primary leak is located at a scour valve, with two […]

Day 9 without water and still no good news

Day 9 without water and still no good news

Sol Plaatje Municipality said of Friday it will only be able to assess the extent of the damage on the Gogga pump scour valve once all the water has been drained. Sol Plaatje municipal manager Thapelo Matlala. Picture: Soraya Crowie SOL PLAATJE Municipality said on Friday afternoon it will only be able to assess the […]

City mops up after storm, flooding – DFA

City mops up after storm, flooding – DFA

Mopping-up operations are under way across Kimberley and surrounding areas following a Level 6 alert of heavy rain and flooding that caused … Read more: City mops up after storm, flooding – DFA

City mops up after storm, flooding

City mops up after storm, flooding

Mopping-up operations are under way across Kimberley and surrounding areas following a Level 6 alert of heavy rain and flooding that caused extensive damage to property over the weekend. Charl Arthur, who resides in the Floors informal settlement, had to try and fix his shanty after the storm damaged the roof. Picture: Soraya Crowie MOPPING-UP […]

Water woes far from over

Water woes far from over

The Diamond City is grappling with yet another water shutdown and with the taps remaining dry one week after the initial closure, it seems the city’s water woes are far from over. Sol Plaatje municipal manager Thapelo Matlala provides an update on the water shutdown. Picture: Soraya Crowie THE DIAMOND City is grappling with yet […]

‘Big hole’ a danger to residents

‘Big hole’ a danger to residents

Residents of Thagadipilajang have reported persistent waterflow interruptions in Hartswater due to ongoing excavations for a broken sewage pipe. Residents believe that the deep manhole and excavation poses a danger to the community. Picture: Supplied RESIDENTS of Thagadipilajang have reported persistent waterflow interruptions in Hartswater due to ongoing excavations for a broken sewage pipe. They […]

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