South Africa's drinking water quality not entirely compromised

The 2014 Blue Drop Report, pubished by the water and sanitation department, has recently revealed a decrease in the qualify of South Africa's drinking water.

702's John Robbie spoke to Noxolo Ncapayi from the Water and Sanitation Department regarding the issue.

Listen to the interview below:

We've had systems moving from 234 that were in critical risk in 2013, and in 2014 report now reveals 26 that remain under critial risk. That's an improvement.

Noxolo Ncapayi, Departmnent of Water and Sanitation

The drop in 2014 is as a result of...the chemical monitoring programme in terms of compaliance.

Noxolo Ncapayi, Department of Water and Sanitation

Obviously John, there isn't sufficient funding for infrastructure maintenance.

Noxolo Ncapayi, Department of Water and Sanitation

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