Municipal

Randwater cuts Hartbeespoort water again

The Randwater supply to Meerhof, Ifafi and parts of Melodie (including Birdwood and Xanadu) is being choked due to the Madibeng Municipality’s failure to pay the outstanding account.

Progress on DWS’s intervention

Following a rapid intervention aimed at making sure that water resources are available to all communities in Madibeng, the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) is on course to complete this task as soon as possible, the department said in a statement.

Madibeng, biggest spender in NW

The Madibeng municipality in Brits was the biggest contributor to unauthorised expenditure in 2014-15 according to the Auditor-General’s 2014/15 municipal report, released last week.

Madibeng – Another R1,25 billion down the drain

The Madibeng municipality in Brits was the biggest contributor to unauthorised expenditure in 2014-15 according to the Auditor-General’s 2014/15 municipal report, released last week.

Rainwater harvesting project for Madibeng

In Madibeng alone, 200 above ground rainwater harvesting tanks benefitting 200 selected indigent households in areas such as Fafung, Jonathan, Klipvoorstadt and Kwarriekraal were installed.

Madibeng still paying absent municipal manager

The North West Provincial Legislature’s Standing Committee on Provincial Public Accounts (SCOPA) warned the Madibeng Municipality last week for continuing to pay the former municipal manager who was seconded to another municipality, and whose secondment period ended in January 2016.

Water Affairs workers on strike over contracts and overtime

Workers of Harties Metsi a Me embarked on a strike on Wednesday at the Hartbeespoort Boat Club to protest about the lack of long-term contracts, discrepancies in overtime and annual salary increases, according to one of the workers, who wishes to remain anonymous.
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