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Did eThekwini ignore warnings of impending poo-lluted beaches?

Municipality accused of keeping beaches open despite clear evidence of ‘critical’ e-coli readings

16 January 2022 - 00:00 By Orrin Singh and Lwazi Hlangu

Despite warning signs of contamination in November, eThekwini municipality seemingly ignored tests showing high levels of e-coli, a bacteria commonly found in sewage, in the Umgeni River catchment and allowed beaches within the immediate vicinity to remain open over the festive period...

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