KwaZulu Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has warned that it could take months to repair the flood damage to the Tongaat Water Works.
The premier says water tankers are being deployed to assist people served by Tongaat.
Zikalala was addressing the media on the latest situation regarding the flooding in KZN.
He says at least 341 people have died and more than 40 700 have been affected.
More rains are forecast for this weekend.
Zikalala says power has been restored to most parts of eThekwini but three areas are still out.
KZN FLOODS | Death toll rises to 341: Sihle Zikalala