House immune to water shedding
A HOUSE in Bulawayo’s Iminyela suburb is allegedly immune to water shedding as it does not run out of water even after the city council disconnects supplies in the suburb.
The house, residents told The Chronicle yesterday, has never experienced water shedding over the years when the municipality has introduced water cuts due to low water levels in city’s dams.
The owner of the house, Mr Ngwalo Moyo, told The Chronicle that since the municipality effected the dreaded water shedding programme, his home has not been affected.
Mr Moyo said he does not have an answer as to why his tap has never run dry.
“We’ve not run out of water since the water shedding programme started earlier this month. Our neighbours’ houses go for days without water but it will still be flowing from our tap. This has been the situation even in previous years when council effects the water shedding programme,” said Mr Moyo.
He said due to continued supply of water in the house, they have become the redeemer of the suburb.
“I can’t deny water to residents who come looking for it. I’ve to be clear, I don’t sell the water to anyone and I don’t deny it to anyone,” said Mr Moyo.
“Residents come here to queue from 4AM to 11PM seeking water and we just have to accommodate them. But this is affecting us it has robbed us of our privacy,” said Mr Moyo.
He said being good Samaritans to the community comes at a price and this will be felt in the water bill.
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