Ugu water issues continue

The Ugu municipality attributes the water challenges to an increasing number of residents, ageing infrastructure and illegal connections. For over five years now, communities here have faced water problems. eNCA's Lethiwe Mdluli reports. Courtesy #DStv403

UMTHWALUME - Empty pipes and empty promises have forced residents of Umthwalume, on the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, to take their frustrations onto the streets.

They've been without water for a month.

READ: Ugu district protests water shortages

Worse still, it's nothing new. They've been struggling with little to no water supply for years.

Recently the community shut down the N2 to show their frustrations.

READ: Water cuts: Fed-up residents give ultimatum to Ugu municipality

The Ugu municipality attributes the water challenges to an increasing number of residents, ageing infrastructure and illegal connections.

* eNCA's Lethiwe Mdluli reports.

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