STATEMENT BY UGU DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY:
Municipal services of portable water to areas of Izingolweni and Harding have been interrupted today (Tuesday) due to the closure of N2 Highway by members of the community next to Empini Store at Izingolweni.
The services of water tankers transporting water from Umtamvuna to surrounding areas of Izingolweni and Harding have today been halted up until the N2 to Harding was cleared.
Municipal leadership has today met with the protesting members of the community and collected a memorandum of demands which is currently receiving attention.
We do apologize for the inconvenience caused which has resulted to most municipal services being halted from the early hours of the day today.