Cradock residents vent frustration over lack of water
Irate Hillside township residents in Cradock barricaded roads with burning tyres demanding water from the Chris Hani District Municipality after spending more than two months without water.
The residents closed all doors in Hillside and the Tarkstad road entering Cradock with burning tyres on Wednesday morning demanding answers on why they have been without water for all these months.
DA councillor in Inxuba Yethemba local municipality Bettie Lawens said there are areas in Hillside which are far worse than others.
“There are areas which have been without water for more than two months in Hillside like the upper side of Hillside.
"That area is always affected by shortage of water especially when dam levels are low,” she said.
Lawens said the municipality needs to update its pipes and infrastructure to accommodate the people of Cradock...