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Raw Sewage Flowing Into Highfield Homesteads For Decades - Residents

Raw Sewage Flowing Into Highfield Homesteads For Decades - Residents

Residents in the Geneva section of Highfield, Harare, have said raw sewage has been flowing into their homesteads for decades.

They say the city council is failing to come up with a lasting solution to a problem that is posing a serious health hazard.

Their case is not unique as many other high-density suburbs including Warren Park, Kambuzuma and Glenview continue to raise concerns over a potential health hazard as sewage bursts have become a common feature.

Residents in the Geneva section of Highfield say sewage is making it difficult for them to go about their everyday lives. A resident told ZBC News:

It has become an everyday problem as we live in such a place where raw sewage has become the order of the day. City council should come up with a lasting solution to the problem.

City council should come and change the pipes because originals the pipes were meant to service a few people, but now the population has increased and so they should fix the problem.

City of Harare Spokesperson, Mr Michael Chideme acknowledged the challenge and said the city fathers often attend to calls made by residents and fix or change faulty pipes.

The Harare City Council has over the years continued to fall short on service delivery as sewage bursts, uncollected garbage and unavailability of water in some parts of Harare remain a challenge.

The local government authority cites a shortage of financial resources as the main challenge and urges ratepayers to religiously pay bills.

More: ZBC News; Pindula News

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8 Comments

VYBZ KARTEL 9 months ago

moramba muchivhotera ka ccc imi muchirara zuva nezuva nemadho-dhi 😂😂😂😱 makadzungaira ndiyo urumende yamurikuchera ikutongei😂😂😂😂


TTAURA HAKO KARTEL 9 months ago

🙆🤣🤣🤣

Advocate 9 months ago

ZANU worse! 42 years I power No service delivery nonsense...Epworth residents were promised "tittle deeds" now ZUPCOs ....ekuendesepi sevanoshanda. imagine vanhu vanorambidza Chamisa kupa Chembere nevakaremara Christmas box will never let him deliver anything touchable.....Harare South ndeyenyu ZANU and thats where I reside maroads anenge Nzizi

... 9 months ago

Gud people. What is the short code for buying netone data bundles ?


haka 9 months ago

ko


Getto yut 9 months ago

musataura izvozvo mhani....isu kuno kuMbare tirikuto bika arimo ma sewege.... toilet **** akuputika kutii pa paaaa paaa


aaaa 9 months ago

chihurumende chiripo ichi chakundikana from 1980 kusvika parinhasi nyika Haina kna shanduko


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Maparamuro 9 months ago

Happens when the sewage does not flow into the councillor or MP's home. In 2023 vote for local residents to represent you in local gvt and parliament. Siyanai nevanhu veku Borrowdale hadzisi hama dzenyu. Wake up



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