ETHEKWINI NEWS FLASH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

01 February 2016

Action Taken To Address Interuption of Services

The City will be beefing up security to accompany contractors and Municipal officials to resume work in affected areas tomorrow, 2 February 2016.

This is one of steps the City will be taking to address the challenges resulting in the interruption of services to residents. 

The following services have been affected: electricity, water supply, housing, roads and stormwater maintenance.

A group has been threatening Municipal staff as they try to carry out their duties. Some private sub-contractors have also been affected as they have been ordered to stop work. 

The City is endeavouring to deal with the situation and restore services to ratepayers as soon as possible.

Areas that were affected will be prioritised and security guards will continue to patrol all depots.

ENDS 

Issued by eThekwini Municipality’s Communications Head, Tozi Mthethwa.

For more information members of the media can contact Gugu Sisilana on 031 311 4855 or email: gugu.mbonambi@durban.gov.za​ or Princess Nkabane on 031 311 4818 or princess.nkabane@durban.gov.za 

Please read this confidentiality disclaimer: Edisclaimer