Gauteng water outages pose threat to operations, businesses warn
Shortages endanger recovery and could be more serious than load-shedding as there are no easy alternatives
Water outages in the economic hub of Gauteng could put their operations at risk and affect much-needed economic growth severely, businesses have warned.
The outages come while the country is trying to recover from the devastating blow dealt by Covid-19 to Africa’s most industrialised economy, the growth of which contracted 7% in 2020 and led to a loss of about 1.4-million jobs. ..