Rainfall exacerbates hundreds of potholes

7 December 2021

The road conditions are further deteriorating at unfinished worksites, where MLM teams removed large sections of the tarred roadway, only to be haphazardly filled with loose soil.

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E.Coli and fecal coliform detected in Pet Dam

16 November 2021

While E.Coli presents mild symptoms in most cases, some strains can cause severe symptoms and even life-threatening complications.

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Breyten residents left high and dry

2 November 2021

Residents are left to fend for themselves as the water shortages and outages continue.

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Looming SAHRC complaint ruffles no feathers

26 October 2021

In 2014, the DA yet again wrote to the MEC, and focused on the Klipbou manhole near Wesselton. To date, the manhole is still overflowing.

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Planned interruption postponed

8 October 2021

The rescheduled dates will be conveyed to the public in advance as to ensure that residents that are affected have time to implement precautionary measures for activities taking place on the dates to be announced.

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MLM classified as dysfunctional

28 September 2021

MLM forms part of the 31% of municipalities countrywide that are classified as dysfunctional.

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Rondloper beeste steek inwoners dwars in die krop

28 September 2021

Alhoewel dit 'n dringende kwessie in Ermelo is, wag almal in spanning dat MLM -amptenare nog beslissend optree.

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Kommer oor gerehabiliteerde Wessel Weg

28 September 2021

Met die reënseisoen wat sterk oppad is, is die kanse dat die oppervlak van die roete dit gaan maak tot volgende jaar hierdie tyd redelik skraal.

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MLM whittling down Eskom bill, no reprieve from NMD

21 September 2021

"On 16 August 2021, the municipality received a letter of appreciation and congratulation from the Mpumalanga Provincial Government: Head of Cooperative Governance And Traditional Affairs for its good performance in respect of the Eskom debt."

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Poo troubles in Pet Street

21 September 2021

Apart from the large amount of household refuse bobbing about in the pools of sewage, other unsavory items which include nappies, pieces of cloth and condoms, litter the area.

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DWS owed nearly R600M

21 September 2021

It’s not all bad news, though. MLM has managed to whittle their water debt down from R676 million over the span of a year. However, as demand increases, so does the debt, and in turn, so does the repayment.

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Gross service delivery failure while grants remain unspent

21 September 2021

Instances like these are extremely concerning in a province with huge infrastructure backlogs because it robs deserving residents of much needed service delivery. A municipality which is in financial distress can never be in a position to deliver services to its residents.

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