The Cape’s water crisis has been temporarily dismissed and now it is the Gauteng province that is facing a water and sewer crisis.
The problem lies not only in the high consumption of water, (300 liters per day per person), but also in the dumping of raw sewage in rivers that flows to the storage dams.
As in the rest of SA, maintenance is a strange phenomenon for the people. Only one of the three water treatment plants in Gauteng is in working condition.
The problem is compared to the situation in the Congo where the government had to call deploy the army to restore the other two facilities.
The question now arises from voters if SANDF has the necessary expertise to solve the problem as the since they are even more incompetent than the rest of South-Africa’s government labour forces.
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