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Masvingo residents Piles Pressure on City Council to Resolve Water Crisis

The residents of Masvingo town urged the Masvingo City Council to resolve the water woes in the city to avert a looming health hazard. The residents who speaks to Community Tolerance Reconciliation and Development (COTRAD) expressed dismay at the incessant shortage of water in the ancient city. Local residents have gone for about three weeks without running water in the taps. Residents fear that there might be an outbreak of diseases such as cholera and typhoid as people are fetching water from boreholes and other unprotected sources.
Community Tolerance Reconciliation and Development (COTRAD) Action for Accountability Groups (AAGs) met with Masvingo City Council Commission chairperson Mr. Goddard Dunira who said the water crisis is caused by the malfunctioning of pumps at Bushmead Waterworks.” “There a re three pumps at the main water works and at any given time two pumps will be running while the other one will be on standby. …