Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu will hand over the uMshwathi Bulk Water Supply Scheme aimed at bringing relief to water stressed areas in the uMshwathi Local Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday, 22 November 2020.
The Bulk Water Supply Scheme is expected to benefit more than 3 000 households in areas of Albert Falls, Mpolweni, Trustfeed and Nadi amongst others.
Minister Sisulu will be joined by KZN Premier Sihle Zikalala and senior officials from the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, Umgeni Water, uMgungundlovu District and the uMshwathi Local Municipalities, together with several other leaders in the province.
Members of the media are invited as follows:
Phase 1: Briefing session
Venue: uMshwathi Local Municipality Council Chambers
Time: 10:00 – 10:35
Phase 2: Site inspection of Trustfeed Waste Water Treatment Plant
Venue: Trustfeed Waste Water Treatment Plant
Time: 10:45 – 11:10
Phase 3: Official opening of Wartburg Water Reservoir
Venue: Wartburg Water Reservoir
Time: 11:20 – 11:45
Phase 4: Official opening of Empolweni Pump Station
Venue: Mpolweni Pump Station
Time: 12:00 – 12:30
Phase 5: Public Participation Programme
Venue: Empolweni Sports Field
Time: 12:45 – 13:45
For media confirmations, please contact Ms Lebogang Maseko on 083 661 7859/ MasekoL2@dws.gov.za
Issued by the Department of Water and Sanitation
For further enquiries please contact the Spokesperson of the Department of Water & Sanitation Sputnik Ratau 082 874 2942
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