The Water Saga

The Water Saga

A recent meeting with Amatola revealed that there were 3 main causes for the water problems we experienced over the weekend of 7 June. They were: Fluctuations on the Eskom power supply. This caused damage to pumps and other electrical equipment. Amatola have taken...
Water update May

Water update May

Hi Kentonites. You might have heard that Amatola has been put under “Administration”. There is a big spat between Amatola’s CEO Ms Vuyo Zitumane (Ex CEO!) and the Minister of water affairs Lindiwe Sisulu. Ms Vuyo Zitumane has been suspended/fired and I assume a...
Water update May

An update on water

At long last, almost four months late, the Amatola RO plant has been completed. The maintenance contractor is still under contract so will be around for another year. To recap, the facility initially had two RO plants called RO3 and RO12 (the old RO1 and RO2...
The Water Saga

Water issues

Apart from the ongoing water issues that KOSRA reports on regularly, representatives from our committee also attend the Ndlambe Ratepayers Forum (NRF), a federation of all the Ratepayers Associations in Ndlambe. On 24 January the NRF wrote to the Ndlambe Mayor,...
Please turn it off

Please turn it off

KOSRA appeals to all non-resident home owners in Kenton to turn off their municipal water supply at the mains when they vacate their houses. We have received several reports recently of burst water pipes on unoccupied properties. As every drop counts please try to...