R600m owed to ORT water authority

Mayor Meth not yet ready to give up on collecting old debts

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Residents, business, civil society and the government together owe the OR Tambo district municipality R600m for water services. This revelation was made by mayor Nomakhosazana Meth at a media breakfast in Mthatha on Wednesday. Meth, tabling the service delivery and budget implementation plan for the district authority and detailing progress made in the first quarter of the 2018-19 financial year (July to September), indicated that ORT was still battling to collect everything due to it.

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