Alex Japho Matlala
2 minute read
27 May 2022
5:00 am

‘We want water now not in 2025’, Musina residents lambast Mchunu’s long term water plan

Alex Japho Matlala

Residents say they were disappointed to learn that Mchunu decided to bring clean, running water to their communities only after 2025.

Water crisis in SA dates as far back as 2002. Picture: Gallo Images / Sowetan / Thulani Mbele

The visit to Limpopo by Water and Sanitation Minister Senzo Mchunu has been labelled a waste of time by the residents of Musina, who are waiting for the government to provide them with clean, running water. Those who spoke to The Citizen on Thursday said they were disappointed to learn that Mchunu and Lepelle Northern Water have decided to bring clean, running water to their communities only after 2025. In a meeting between Mchunu, Lepelle Northern Water and the Vhembe district municipality this week, a plan was hatched to share water with the Zimbabwe government from the newly constructed phase...