#PODCAST: A serious sewer leak forces authorities to close the popular Margate Beach, effective immediately

By Newsbreak Producer Tashlan Naidoo - Margate beach and lagoon on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast has been closed to bathers and fisher-folk until further notice, due to a sewer leak. Spokesperson for the Ray Nkonyeni Municipality, Simon April says a new pump will have to be sourced and installed, to which a time-frame is yet to be disclosed. The beach will then have to undergo a water safety test to ensure that the water isn't contaminated. April says with March being a busy time at Margate beach, holidaymakers and beach goers are very disappointed...