Zimbabwe, Harare: Residents Slam ZINWA After Fatal Cholera Outbreak

The Combined Harare Residents Association has called for the Zimbabwe National Water Authority to hand over control of water supply and sewer reticulation management to the Harare city council.

It comes after one person died and almost 30 more people have been hospitalised [...] following an outbreak of cholera in the crowded Harare township, Chitungwiza. It’s understood the outbreak occurred on Monday [01 September 2008] after weeks that saw an increasing number of chronic diarrhoea reports, as a result of a failing clean water system and numerous sewage spills that have contaminated the city’s water reservoirs.

Read more: Alex Bell, SW Radio Africa / allAfrica.com, 04 Sep 2008

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