There are fears that the water may pose a health risk.
The Mzimkhulu river reeks of raw sewage near Port Shepstone.
The SAPS is investigating a number of issues involving Ugu District Municipality
Accounting officer at Ugu could be facing criminal charges.
A case has been opened under the National Water Act .
WATCH: More comment from Dr Rishigen Viranna and Councillor George Henderson.
Ugu District Municipality was caught off guard by its system being sabotaged just before Christmas. On the upside, measures are now being put in place to ensure that it never happens again.
Social media hype over the water crisis on the South Coast was certainly over the top at times.
If you fell ill after swimming at Uvongo in December, water from the lagoon was probably the cause.
For an unemotional investigation into the South Coast’s festive season water crisis, buy the Herald tomorrow.
A major water pipe break was the cause of the trouble.