A water plant operator in Mpumalanga, South Africa is facing ongoing disciplinary action after he failed to open the water for residents in Hazyview. He failed to do so because he was reported to be drunk while he was on duty for the entire weekend between Oct. 2-4. 

This is particularly off issue as the city has been faced in severe drought as water levels have continued to drop. Failing to turn water prevented residents from getting the necessary water they needed. 

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