Grahamstown is facing another scary water crisis
days before thousands of visitors pour into the city for the National Arts
One of the city’s major pumping stations flooded on
Sunday, damaging pumps and leaving huge paths of the city without water.
Grahamstown East, some parts of the CBD and Rhodes
University and many high-lying areas were left without water.
Water pressure in other parts of the city remained
dismally low late yesterday afternoon.
Makana municipality, with support from Amatola
Water, the cooperative governance and traditional affairs department and Sarah
Baartman district municipality yesterday moved swiftly to try and resolve the
Matters were made worse by veld fires burning
wildly south of Grahamstown near the N2.
Labels: Grahamstown still facing water crisis amid National Festival