Fifteen households in Roodepan near Kimberley, Northern Cape, are flooded with raw sewage and residents are desperate for help.
Deputy President David Mabuza says R1.1 billion will be injected into the Sedibeng Regional Sewer Scheme in Sebokeng in the Vaal to prevent further spillage of sewerage into the Vaal River.
The continuous sewage spillage into the Fish River in Cradock in the Eastern Cape is being remedied.
Business is slowly picking up along the Harbour after being affected by the sewage that was flowing into the port of Durban.
Graves and tombstones are sinking into raw sewage in squalid Alexandra Township, north of Joburg. Trees have also fallen on the graves causing damage.