US$30M Water Plant Deal Collapses

The US$30 million water treatment plant construction agreement between Norton Town Council and Hydromart, a private firm has collapsed after the firm failed to get funding for the project. The company was supposed to build a 200ML water treatment plant that would have serviced over 20 000 households. The project was supposed to be completed…

Morton Jaffray Shutdown- Statement

There is going to be a partial shutdown of the Morton Jaffray water Treatment Plant today from (1600hrs) to tomorrow (Friday 1 May 2020) (1800hrs). During the shutdown pumping to Lonchivar Water Reservoirs that supply water to the western suburbs will continue. The shutdown is to allow for the installation of a pump at Warren…

Covid Fear As Epworth Residents Defy Lockdown

By Marshall Bwanya Hunger is forcing Epworth residents to continue defying the lockdown order raising fears of outbreaks during this extended lockdown period. Epworth Local Board District Chairperson, Councillor Masunda says the hungry residents are not following social distancing regulations prescribed and  continued going out. Food Shortages Hit “Epworth residents are facing severe food and…

CHRA Wins Water Case Against Council

By Correspondent Harare City Council has agreed to urgently take concrete steps to improve the water situation during the lockdown period following an urgent chamber application by the Combined Harare Residents Association (CHRA). The residents’ organisation had dragged Council to court, together with the Ministries of Finance, Health and Local Government, alleging that they had…