Mogalakwena water crisis: DA to meet with the Mayor

Media Advisory:

Tomorrow, 12 January 2016, the DA Political Head for Mogalakwena and Member of National Council of Provinces (NCOP), Beyers Smit (MP) will meet with Mogalakwena Mayor , Parks Sebatjane to discuss water crisis in 179 villages around Mogalakwena.

These villages have been without water since October 2015 and the municipality is failing to keep up with interim relief measures such as water tankers to all villages. Residents are forced to purchase 25 litres of water for R20 and those who cannot afford it share water with the animals from the river beds.

Date: Tuesday, 12 January 2016
Time: 10H00
Venue: Mayor’s Chamber , Mogalakwena Municipality (54 Retief street, Mokopane)

There will be an opportunity for photographs and interviews.