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Eskom’s Rolling Blackouts Hurting Cape Town’s Sewer Pump Stations


It’s going to cost millions of rand to upgrade Cape Town’s sewer pump stations to handle increasing rolling blackouts.

That’s the word from Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis after yet another beach was temporarily closed due to contamination.

Over six sewage spills have led to the temporary closure of five Cape Town beaches since November last year.

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