The city of Johannesburg says it has collected R8.2-million from various developers at the Waterfall Estate in Midrand whose water meters were not on the city’s billing system.
In a statement‚ the city said its Operation Buya Mthetho ('Bring Back The Law') collected this amount from various developers at the estate after they allegedly illegally connected water meters which were not procured through standard processes‚ stealing water from the city.
Operation Buya Mthetho is a multi-departmental operation aimed at enforcing by-laws. It targets properties across Johannesburg which are not paying for municipal services.
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