The latest update regarding the sewage spill at the pump station in Blackburn Village as at 5th September 2019, is that a site visit was conducted this morning with no change in the flow of sewage into the Ohlanga river.

The report provided by Senior Management at the eThekwini Municipality Waste Water Department explains that the pipe from Cape Town which is required to fix the issue has arrived. Repair and preparation will start as soon as possible with the aim to have the issue repaired by Saturday, 7th September 2019.

The uMhlanga beaches are still closed due to polluted water.

We will contunue to monitor the situation and provide updates as they become available.