/ 10 January 2022

In distress as South Coast stays dry six years on

Water Trucks Fill Up And Transport Water To The Reservoir Photo Delwyn Verasamy
Many large metros and municipalities are not prepared for extended electricity outages that disrupt the reliable supply of drinking water and sanitation services
Visitors packed up and left after finding no water in towns along the coast as businesses battle

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