South Africa: Delivering water to the community remains essential as uThukela District political leadership is fast-tracking the launch of several water provision projects in the district. The sod turnings are being facilitated in our local municipalities by teams of Councillors and Administration led by the District Mayor Inkosi Cllr NB Shabalala, Speaker Cllr TY Nqubuka, Cllr SV Shabalala and Municipal Manager Mr Mnguni, respectively.
On Tuesday, the team visited Okhahlamba local Municipality to introduce a contractor who will be undertaking a water project.
The introduction was conducted at Stulwana Community Hall in Ward 14. GND Construction was handed water reticulation projects. The water project is expected to commence soon and will be completed within 12 months. The construction to install production of boreholes and water pipes are expected to create more than 20 job opportunities for locals.
Yesterday morning, similar activities were carried out at Weenen under Inkosi Langalibalele Local Municipality in the presence of uThukela District Mayor Inkosi Cllr NB Shabalala and his team of Councillors.
They were joined by Inkosi Langalibalele Mayor Cllr Myeza, Deputy Mayor Cllr Dladla and Speaker Cllr Khumalo, Ward 20 Cllr Mlele and Izinduna during the event that was held at Msobotsheni Hall.
The purpose was to introduce a water project to the community of Weenen. Sinethemba Construction was handed a water project, which is a rising main for a new abstraction point. The project will take up to six months to complete, and about 320 households will benefit from this project. More than ten job opportunities will be created for the locals.
The last stop was at Vimbukhalo Community Hall under Okhahlamba local Municipality, where a team of Councillors led by Uthukela District Mayor Inkosi Cllr NB Shabalala introduced Yimpie Construction to undertake to test and equipping of boreholes. This project is expected to commence soon and be completed within 12 months. About ten job opportunities will be created for the locals.
The Mayor pleaded with the community to work hand in hand with the service provider in order for the project to be successful and completed on time. These projects are meant to give relief to a number of households which are currently struggling to get access to the water supply.