Nearly half of SA’s water is unsafe to drink

‘The municipalities are not budgeting sufficiently for maintenance of the infrastructure…and in the worst performing municipalities they're not hiring staff with the correct qualifications to operate the drinking water infrastructure such as the treatment plants,’ says Sean Phillips, Director-General of Water and Sanitation.
6 Dec 2023 7AM English South Africa Business News · Politics

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