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Botched billing system finally fixed, says City of Joburg

The City of Johannesburg says that it has officially fixed its previously faulty billing system.

During the City's annual report on Thursday, City manager Trevor Fowler said that they've increased revenue from R19 billion to R42 billion.

EWN reporter Govan Whittles said the City has resolved the issue by repairing the rate mechanisms and improving reporting mechanisms at their offices.

Listen to the full conversation from The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes:

They've credited a lot of work they've done to the installation of smart meters.

Govan Whittles, EWN reporter

They say they've dropped the number of incorrect bill sent out, from 5.2% down to just over 1% and are happy with the interventions that they've brought about.

Govan Whittles, EWN reporter

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