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Vandalised pool standing empty

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Although the Sol Plaatje Municipality has promised that public pools will be opened next month, the Florianville pool will take millions to repair.

INCOMPLETE: Although the Brian Hermanus Swimming Pool is supposed to open next week, renovations are yet to be completed in the bathrooms.
WHILE the Sol Plaatje Municipality has given the assurance that all municipal swimming pools in the city will be opened to the public by mid September, it appears that nothing has been done to repair the extensive damage at the R6.77 million revamped Florianville Swimming Pool.

Municipal spokesperson Thoko Riet said yesterday that it was planned that all city pools would be reopened for the summer season on September 16.

She added that the pools had been maintained during the winter by the municipality’s maintenance section.

“Most of the work, however, only started this financial year when funds wer ...

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