Elliot municipality water section personnel are have downed tools and have closed the reservoir taps.
Workers from the Chris Hani District Municipality (CHDM) water and sanitation plant, situated in Elliot have shut down the plant and have closed all the water to the town of Elliot.
This resulted to some of the schools in the area closing down. A worker revealed that a meeting would take place this afternoon with CHDM officials.
The reinstatement of the water provision service would be determined by the outcomes of this meeting. It is alleged that workers are on strike because of lack of payment of some money that is due to them.