No end in sight for Phikwe pit latrines-Town Clerk

SELEBI-PHIKWE: Pit latrines are likely to remain indefinitely in the homes here until responsible ministries address the design defects on the sewer lines, pump stations and pond lining constructed in 2008 to the tune of P64million.

Selebi-Phikwe Town Clerk Poloko Mojalemotho said this during a tour of the council projects by the Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Frans Van Der Westhuizen on Tuesday.

“As a result of the design defects, some homes are not connected to the sewer line because during construction it was discovered that some areas were omitted from the design and therefore did not form part of the contract.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

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