WATER PROJECT: Department of water and sanitation( DWS) top officials assessed the Tsomo River abstraction and water treatment construction final touches before it’s completion, front from left minister Senzo Mchunu deputy ministers David Mahlobo and Dikeledi Magadzi and Chris Hani District Municipality mayor Wongama Gela Picture: SUPPLIED

The Tsomo River abstraction and water treatment project is 90% complete.

The 25 megalitres per day reservoir will supply Intsika Yethu, Mnquma and Engcobo local
municipalities.

It has emerged that the Chris Hani District Municipality will be applying for an increase to 42 megalitres a day to accommodate Amathole District Municipality project.

A report issued by the water and sanitation department stated that 286, 056 people would benefit upon the completion of the construction.

At present 51, 900 people and 8, 650 homes were benefitting from the reservoir, the statement…

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