Harare water is contaminated with
The Harare Mayor, Bernard Manyenyeni, has been
summoned by Government to explain why his
council is producing contaminated water to
Some engineers have proved that Harare water is
contaminated with sewerage, but the local Harare
authority has been denying the research and
laboratory test results.
Principal Director in the Ministry of Local
Government, Erica Johnson, on Thursday, told a
residents’ meeting in the capital the Cabinet on
Monday question Harare City Council authorities
on why they are pumping dirty water.
She said “On Monday we are being asked to
explain why Harare water appears to be lower in
standards. The water in Harare has been a little
bit dirty looking and funny smelling,”
“So on Monday Harare City Council has to answer
to the Cabinet committee on water pollution as
to what is going on.”
She said personally had stopped drinking Harare
“When I come in the morning I bring my own
water because I do not feel safe drinking Harare
water,” she said.