METRO MATTERS | PE residents fight endless battle with blocked drains, raw sewage

Problems due to foreign objects, refuse being dumped in manholes, municipality says

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Several Nelson Mandela Bay families have been forced to endure months of unbearable stench as raw sewage spills not only onto their yards, but also inside their properties, with others forced to abandon their homes.

And whenever the municipality is alerted to the problem the spillages are fixed, only for drains to be blocked within days — and it is back to square one...

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