The contract is only for water supply for 24 months. After that, the equipment which is owned by the contractor, will be removed and the area rehabilitated.

“This is going to be a temporary solution, said Wynand Wessels, project manager for Proxa South Africa.

“Phase one being an initial supply of 2ml (megalitres) a day – two million litres, and phase two, being a final supply of the seven million litres – the seven ML per day into the potable reticulation.”