The Ugu District Municipality has said that the salt water situation is under control. The Ugu teams have been working tirelessly to ensure that the South Coasters and its visitors have safe and drinkable water. Spokesperson Zimbini Mpurwana said on the Ugu Municipality Talk Facebook page that the salinity of the water was due to the high spring tide on 21 June. “It gave us a scare as sea water pushed up to St Helena’s Rock abstraction point,” Mpurwana said. This caused high conductivity l
Taxi traffic disruption At one stage there was a huge queue of vehicles on Marine Drive from Margate to Port Shepstone which took a few hours to clear. Some motorists said it took them more than an hour to travel from Margate to Shelly Beach.