- A photo displaying the dirty drinking water allegedly supplied by a Mpumalanga municipality has gone viral
- The brown coloured water left social media users in disbelief
- While some expressed concern, others felt little sympathy as they urged the community to rethink their vote at the next elections
A simple photo displaying drinking water has gone viral via social media on Tuesday.
However, the cause for concern was that the water had a dark brown tinge to it and seemed to have a residue as well.
Briefly.co.za gathered that the water is allegedly being supplied by the municipality in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga.
The image was shared via Twitter by @AdvBarryRoux and has sparked outrage as hundreds of social media users reacted.
The tweet had a polarising effect as many sympathised with the beleaguered residents, while others felt that it was justified for their loyalty to the ruling party.
Some residents in the Bushbuckridge area rubbished the claims, but reports surfaced that certain parts of the area were affected following labour unrest within the municipality.
Mankind (@tshepo27) pulled no punches as he said,
"I saved this picture just for such… I don't feel sorry for people anymore, I just come and check elections results. They get what they voted for."
LesG (@lesegosegone2) also showed no mercy:
"Their vote is their voice let them drink that yogurt."
TroubleGal (@Deartroublegal) shared her surprised reaction:
"You kidding me Advovo! I thought it's KFC soup."
John.Mbethe (@JohnMbethe27) confirmed the story:
"Yeah there are issues between our corrupt municipal and rand water. But not all parts of Bushbuckridge are affected some areas the water is clean."
Mabunda (@mabunda_africa) said in jest,
"For I sec I thought it was melted Chocolate."
Xolani (@RealX72660410) asked,
"Water or knorrox soup?"
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