The DA has laid charges against Kouga Municipal Manager Sidney Fadi over his failure to to act against the functionality of the Humansdorp waste water treatment plant. DA MP Elsa van Lingen say the plant has resulted in potential health risks to the people in the area whilst polluting the surrounding environment. She says the charges were laid in terms of the National Water Act and the National Environmental Management Act. van Lingen says the Humansdorp waste water treatment works has been out of action for months and the quality of the discharge into the natural resources below the property is questionable