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Please fix our leak: NGO’s pleas ‘fall on deaf ears’ for six months

Despite contacting Joburg Water many times, refuge for destitute girls claims nothing was done

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SA loses R9bn in water every year, but the owners of a property in Berea, Johannesburg, cannot get the council to fix their leak.

NGO The House Group has been trying to get the city’s water and sanitation supplier, Joburg Water, to fix the leak since August last year.

But despite contacting Joburg Water several times and receiving six different reference numbers, they allege nothing has been done and that the leak continues to stream potable water into the sewers...

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