500 Water Outages in Kempton in Just One Month
Kemptonians certainly had their fair share of water outages in recent months with the City of Ekurhuleni having to deal with nearly 500 broken pipes in Kempton Park in August alone.
From August 1 – 30 the City attended to 408 burst pipes and 87 reported as leaks, said Themba Gadebe, spokesperson for the metro.
Forty of these damaged pipes were caused by contractors.
Gadebe said the leading cause of the numerous burst and broken pipes was mainly ageing infrastructure…(Read the full story)