Desalination Company to Take the City of Cape Town to Court for Breach of Contract

Desalination Company to Take the City of Cape Town to Court for Breach of Contract

The company running a desalination plant situated at the V&A Waterfront has started legal proceedings against the City of Cape Town, following months of negotiations over contractual disputes.

Quality Filtration Systems (QFS) lodged papers at the Western Cape High Court on Thursday morning. 

It is suing the City for breach of a contract valued at R53m, plus damages. 

The company claims the City owes it millions in outstanding payments and that it had incurred huge extra costs to clean the seawater after discovering high levels of pollution.

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