Protesting Northern Cape residents have torched a municipal building at Ritchie, near Jacobsdal.
The unavailability of water in the Kimberley area has now affected teaching and learning.
The second and last pipeline is expected to be connected to the new Riverton pump station outside Kimberley, to complete the R50 million projects to sort out the water inconsistency in the city.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has expressed shock about the poor service delivery Kimberley residents are receiving.
The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (Samwu) in Kimberley in the Northern Cape has warned that the Sol Plaatje Municipality’s repeated failure to table a damning report on the municipality’s affairs will have dire consequences.