Residents in Port Alfred are left without water for long periods and some are totally reliant on water tanks for their supply
The drought affecting large parts of the Eastern Cape is worsening. The coastal town of Port Alfred and the surrounding towns in the Ndlambe Municipality have almost run out of water.
The areas supply dam is only 6% full and water rationing is in place. The municipality is calling on residents to use water sparingly to avoid a day zero scenario.