Water shortages in Koster

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BONUS - KOSTER - The municipality of Kgetlengrivier is experiencing water shortages due to aged infrastructure that leads to frequent breakdowns. The matter is indeed receiving the utmost attention according to spokesperson, Omphemetse Sannah Magakgala.

The Mayor, Councillor A.A. Selaledi together with Councillors and management conducted a site visit to examine Koster Water treatment plant and pump stations.
It was found that Koster water treatment plant systems and some machinery were in a bad condition. These challenges are affecting operations in the treatment works:
Koster dam pump station, the water pump with motor is broken; Widrand pump station broken, two water pump with motor is broken and Koster treatment plant, treatment works system and some machinery are in bad condition. “The municipality is doing its best to provide community with water despite this unfortunate situation. We plea to residents to be patient and cooperate during this time while our technical team and service provider are working tirelessly to fully restore water supply. We are engaging Office of the MEC: Cooperative Governance, Human Settlement and Traditional Affairs, Mothibedi Kegakilwe and other key stakeholders to assist us,” said the Mayor.