/ 29 October 2022

‘Water tanker mafia’ in Free State making a killing from desperate residents

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In deep water: Tankers carrying water are used to deliver water yet dams such as Fika-Patso remain full. Photos: Delwyn Verasamy
The Maluti-a-Phofung municipality’s failure to provide people with water results in locals having to pay thousands of rand for water to private suppliers

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