Emfuleni News

Clampdown on mushrooming spaza shops

ELM inspectors join crackdown on expired food and counterfeit goods.

REPORTS have surfaced on social media alleging foreign shop owners were selling expired food and counterfeit goods to unsuspecting customers in many townships across the country, including Emfuleni.

Major upgrade scheduled for Leeuwkuil Waste Water Treatment Works (WWTW)

30 August 2018 - Emfuleni Local Municipality (ELM) has a number of upgrades on the pipeline for its Leeuwkuil WWTW. The upgrades will be centered on catchment pump station repairs, Water Conservation and Water Demand Management (WCWDM), construction of a new rising main and the upgrading of the Leeuwkuil WWTP capacity by 15 Ml/d. 

This upgrade to the Leeuwkuil WWTW forms part of the Sedibeng Regional Sanitation Scheme (SRSS). The SRSS is a multi-faceted sanitation project aimed at developing a sustainable bulk sanitation capacity in the Sedibeng region. The upgrade work of the overall SRSS will cost an estimated amount of R 4.31 billion exclusive of VAT and will span over a period of 18 years.

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