Tension is brewing between Estate Construction Company and CA Sales following a drain leakage. Site Manager for Concrete for You, Mothusi Segaile said that they have reported the issue to both CA Sales and Department of Environmental Affairs but it seems their pleas fell into deaf ears. Segaile complained that due to the heavy overflowing of the sewage system…
Tension is brewing between Estate Construction Company and CA Sales following a drain leakage.
The sewer which has flooded the nearby industrial plot has forced Concrete for You Company, a company on the site to stop some of its projects.
Site Manager for Concrete for You, Mothusi Segaile said that they have reported the issue to both CA Sales and Department of Environmental Affairs but it seems their pleas fell into deaf ears.
“This is a potential source for groundwater contamination because wastewater that leaks out of the defective pipe joints and cracks may contaminate ground and surface water and cause a host of other problems including ground subsidence due to erosion of underground soil,” said Segaile.
Segaile complained that due to the heavy overflowing of the sewage system from CA Sales, they had to stop their production as they could not allow their workers to work in such conditions.
He also said that after employing more workers they could not continue using temporary toilets due to hygiene and wanted to construct their own ablution block.
“We have stopped that too because of the sewage.” However, CA Sales Operations Director, Grant Goodin said that their sewage has a sewerage “sub Station” within equipped with pumps to pump sewage into the main stream town council sewerage line but unfortunately, members of the public from time to time deposit many foreign objects into the sewerage system.
“During the past week certain foreign object(s) got caught in the sewerage-pump motors, blocking the motors and leaving them dysfunctional and not able to pump sewege away from the CA Sales (Pty) Ltd sewerage station,” explained Goodin.
He said that the sewerage tanks got filled to overflowing but as soon as the problem was discovered by CA Sales (Pty) Ltd, a service provider was called to resolve the problem.
He stated that the incident was outside their control and not due to any neglect or malice on their part.
The post Sewage war appeared first on TheVoiceBW.
ANA NEWS WIRE Disclaimer:
The African News Agency (ANA) is a news wire service and therefore subscribes to the highest standards of journalism as it relates to accuracy, fairness and impartiality.
ANA strives to provide accurate, well sourced and reliable information across Text, Images and Video. Where errors do appear, ANA will seek to correct these timeously and transparently.
The ANA platform also contains news and information from third party sources. ANA has sought to procure reliable content from trusted news sources but cannot be held responsible for the accuracy and opinions provided by such sources on the ANA platform or linked sites.
The content provided for on the ANA News Wire platform, both through the ANA news operation and via its third party sources, are for the sole use of authorised subscribers and partners. Unauthorised access to and usage of ANA content will be subject to legal steps. ANA reserves its rights in this regard.
ANA makes every effort to ensure that the website is up and running smoothly at all times, however ANA does not take responsibility for, and will not be held liable for times when the website is temporarily unavailable due to technical issues that are beyond our control.