Water shortages in South Africa may spread to Bloemfontein, the capital of the Free State province, Johannesburg-based Business Day reported.
Water deficits, caused by a lack of infrastructure, have been experienced in Nelspruit in Mpumalanga, Mafikeng and Brits in the North West province and in Brandfort in Free State, Business Day cited Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority consultant Richard Holden as saying.
A lack of qualified engineers with knowledge of how to run water-treatment plants is also contributing to the shortage, Business Day said, citing Holden.
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