We, as residents along these waterways and affected parties, demand an immediate enquiry followed by the appropriate action by the City of Johannesburg as the ultimate responsible party, to address
the reason for the lack of any visible action to tackle this latest pollution for more than two
the inability, or incompetence, of officials from Joburg Water, particularly those responsible for managing the Purification Works
the breakdown in the chain of accountability for addressing this state of affairs
The state of preventive maintenance at the Works and who and what is responsible for the continual flows of raw sewerage into the Jukskei River.
The short-term and longer-term actions that need to be taken to address this critical issue.
We look forward to your immediate response and an undertaking of what remedial actions will be taken, and when.
[403 signatories included]