He said only three of the 105 buses were able to leave the depot this morning and advised commuters to make alternative transport plans while the issue was being resolved.
“Rats and diseases spreading from this dumping site is one concern, but now our safety is being threatened by the illegal squatters living here.”
Illegal connections cost the country R20 billion per year.
A limited number of roaming water tankers have been arranged to supply residents with water.
Water supply in Temba and surrounding areas from 4 to 5 October from 08:00 will be interrupted.
“From on 4 October 2017 and 5 October 2017 from 08:00, the Temba Water Treatment Plant will be shut down due to the following installation work:”
“I am adamant that people will get the same kind of service irrespective of where they are,” said Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga.
To eradicate electricity theft Eskom and residents need a coordinated effort for the sake of the children.
Satuwu says the bus drivers’ strike will for now continue indefinitely.
Some of the areas that experienced power outage were Montana, Kilner Park, Monument Park, Nellmapius, Wapadrand and Garsfontein.
Cleanliness in the city overall is a concern and the management of illegal dumping, littering and cleansing of public areas must receive attention.