Residents lash out amid Knysna’s crippling water, sewage woes

Western Cape premier wants council to declare Garden Route town a disaster area; municipality says problems being addressed

Fisticuffs have broken out among Knysna residents over water supply disruptions in parts of the Garden Route town, which has also been hit by a number of sewage spills, triggering calls for it to be declared a disaster area.

Adding to residents’ water woes, the dam supplying Khayalethu had to be drained after a body was discovered floating in the water on Sunday...

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