Emalahleni water, power crisis continues

Emalahleni water, power crisis continues

Taps have run dry in Emalahleni in Mpumalanga.

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Residents say they've been without water for five days with no respite in sight. 

Resident Estelle van Dyk spoke to Jacaranda FM News about the challenges facing residents.

Municpal manager Theo van Vuuren says Eskom's planned electricity supply interruptions are to blame for taps having run dry. 

READ ALSO: Emalahleni residents up in arms

Eskom has introduced power supply interruptions after the municipality failed to reduce its debt. 

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