Tap water in major SA metro fails drinking test

20 April 2016 - 15:10 By TMG Digital

Seven municipalities in South Africa failed the quality standards for drinking water in tests conducted this year. The good news for residents is that five of the seven offending municipalities acted quickly to clean up their drinking water‚ once alerted to the problem.The Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality was a prime culprit‚ serving up poor quality H2O to residents in Pretoria West – a residential area close to a university and Pilditch Stadium‚ known for staging track and field sport events.

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