#PODCAST: Residents of Ottawa, north of Durban are in a battle to clean up the Umhlanga River

By Newsbreak Producer Genevieve Lanka - Residents of Ottawa, north of Durban are in a fierce battle to clean up the Umhlanga River after recent heavy rains pushed dirt and debris downstream. According to the Ottawa Environmental Forum, large amounts of plastic bottles, paper bags and other items washed up on the banks of river near the Ottawa motor and rail bridges. Members of the Forum assessed the damage over the weekend. They are now appealing to business and to the eThekwini Municipality to assist. NB contacted the Forum's Andisha Maharaj...