Water shortage jeopardises residents’ health


SELEBI-PHIKWE: Residents of Gojwane, Serule and Moreomabele have expressed concern over the shortage of water in their villages claiming it poses a threat to their health.

Out of desperation, the villagers said they have resorted to using unsafe water.

This emerged during a kgotla meeting addressed by Serowe North Member of Parliament who is also the assistant minister of agriculture, Kgotla Autlwetse, at the villages on Monday. The meeting started at Gojwane where Kgosi Oagile Kethaetse said that for two weeks they have not been getting any water from the Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) bowsers, as has been the norm.

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