Metro seeks water disaster declaration

[caption id="attachment_205592" align="aligncenter" width="630"] WORK IN PROGRESS: Construction of a temporary canal to feed water to the Nooitgedacht Treatment Works is progressing according to schedule
Picture: RIAAN MARAIS[/caption]

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality set the wheels in motion yesterday to have the metro declared a water disaster area as an emergency repair team continued in a race against time to repair the collapsed Kirkwood canal.