City of Johannesburg electricity and water tariff hikes comes into effect

The City of Johannesburg's tariff hikes kicked in from 1 July.

The announcement was made during the 2019/2020 financial year budget presentation in May.

Electricity tariffs have increased by 13.07% while water tariffs increase by 9.9%.

Speaking to Ray White on the Xolani Gwala show, Eyewitness News reporter Mia Lindeque says the City is making plans to accommodate those who can't pay.

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The City of Johannesburg says please approach us we have a programme in place.

Mia Lindeque, Reporter - Eyewitness News

They are looking at solutions to help people who can't make it at all and they want to find a way of making people what they can. They want to meet people half-way.

Mia Lindeque, Reporter - Eyewitness News

Listen to the full interview below...


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