Our billing system is fine! We only get 4,000 complaints a ...

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Our billing system is fine! We only get 4,000 complaints a month: Joburg

City of Joburg defends its billing, saying it has improved from about 16,000 complaints a month four years ago

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A 130-unit complex in Paulshof, Sandton, found itself without water from October 5 after the City of Johannesburg (COJ) cut its water supply because of an incorrect bill sent to it.

Another body corporate in Berea, with about 200 units in a block of flats, has been in dispute with the city for over five years about its electricity bill which now stands at R11.6m.

This month, the high court in Johannesburg ordered the COJ to pay a R500,000 fine for being in contempt of court for failure to provide the body corporate of Preston Place in Berea with a full statement of amounts owing in respect to electricity since 2019...

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