Four days of water restrictions for 40 eThekwini Municipality areas

Four days of water restrictions for 40 eThekwini Municipality areas

Are you prepared for going without water for four days?!

30-hour shutdown of water supply to hit several areas in Joburg from Friday
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This is far from ideal news.

According to IOL, 40 eThekwini Municipality areas will experience a four-day shutdown this week.

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The shutdown will affect western areas of eThekwini.

Photo of plastic faucet leaking water
Photo of plastic faucet leaking water/Pexels

“Residents and businesses are informed of a planned water shutdown by SANRAL to relocate pipeline 53 to complete the construction of the N3 highway in the vicinity of Lynfield Park,” says the eThekwini Municipality.

During the four-day shutdown, there will be a reduced inflow to the western areas of eThekwini Municipality.

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The shutdown has already started.

The following areas will be affected:

  1. Umbumbulu
  2. Adams Mission
  3. KwaXimba
  4. Cato Ridge
  5. Georgedale
  6. Hammarsdala
  7. Mpumalanga
  8. Mlaba Village
  9. Drummond
  10. Cliffdale
  11. Skhelekehleni
  12. Inchanga
  13. Isithumba
  14. Hillcrest
  15. KwaNyuswa
  16. Bothas Hill
  17. Kloof
  18. New Germany
  19. KwaDabeka
  20. Westmead
  21. Tshelimnyama
  22. KwaNdengezi
  23. Dassenhoek
  24. Coffee Farm
  25. KwaNdengezi Pitoli
  26. Ntuzuma
  27. Mzinyathi
  28. Crestholme
  29. Waterfall
  30. Amatikwe
  31. Etafuleni
  32. Amaoti
  33. Molweni
  34. KwaNqetho
  35. Mshazi
  36. Embo
  37. Salem
  38. Zwelibomvu
  39. Shongweni
  40. Ntshongweni


Residents from these affected areas mentioned above are urged to reduce their consumption during the shutdown period to avoid water outages.

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For more information regarding water supply, the public can call the toll-free number on 080 311 1111 or use the eThekwini Water and Sanitation WhatsApp number on 073 1483 477. 

Alternatively, email: [email protected].

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