From tonight, eThekwini Municipality will effect 7-hour water restrictions in central and southern Durban - a bid to conserve the city's water in the midst of the drought. The ongoing cuts kick in at 9pm and will last until 4am.
From tonight, eThekwini Municipality will effect 7-hour water restrictions in central and southern Durban - a bid to conserve the city's water in the midst of the drought.
The ongoing cuts kick in at 9pm and will last until 4am.
The Municipality's Tozi Mthethwa says water restrictors - which will reduce water flow and pressure - are also being installed in properties to stabilize the Wiggins water supply system.
Mthethwa says they hope to reach a water savings target of 5% with the move.
"We ask all residential and commercial users to take note of this schedule and amend your operations accordingly. The only way we can save ourselves from the drought situation is to make sure we use less water everyday in everything that we do."
The eThekwini Municipality has released a list of areas around Durban which will be affected by water restrictions from this evening.
The frequency of the restrictions will be dependent on the area affected.
SOUTHERN AFFECTED AREAS STAGE ONE: PLANNED WATER INTERRUPTIONS
AT NIGHT FROM 21H00 TO 04H00
Reservoir Names - Area Supplied and Affected - Frequency
Ridge End Reservoir - Morningside, Springfield, Springfield Flats,
Beachwood, Stamford Hill: Daily interruptions
Rosetta Reservoir, Windermere: Daily interruptions
Sherwood 1, 2 & 3 Reservoir Sydenham, Sherwood, Bonela, Sparks Road: Daily interruptions
North Ridge Reservoir - Essenwood, AK, North Beach: Daily interruptions
St Thomas Reservoir - Musgrave, Greyville, OldFort, South Beach, Warwick, Westridge: Daily interruptions
Chesterville Reservoir - Blackhurst, Wiggins, Ridgeview: Daily interruptions
Montille 1&2 Reservoir - Ridgeview: Daily interruptions
South Ridge Reservoir - Bulwer, CBD, Esplanade: Daily interruptions
Glenwood 2&3 Reservoir Congela, Habour Point, Cave Rock, Island View: Daily interruptions
Ridge View Reservoir - University: Daily interruptions
Cato Manor Reservoir Cato Manor, Part Bellair, Carrington Height, Bellair, Umbilo, BayHead, Sea View, Coedmore, Fynnlands, Ocean View, Rossburg: Daily interruptions
Bluff 1 Reservoir - Grosvenor, Clairwood, Wentworth: Daily interruptions
Woodlands 3&4 Reservoir - Montclair, Yellowwood Park: Daily interruptions
Woodlands 1&2 Reservoir - Havenside, Bayview: Daily interruptions
Mobeni Rear Reservoir - Jacobs: Daily interruptions
Bluff 2&3 Reservoir - Brighton Beach: Daily interruptions
Lamont Reservoir - Lamont: Daily interruptions
Mobeni 1&2 Reservoir - Mobeni: Daily interruptions
Wentworth Reservoir - Austerville, Merewent: Daily interruptions
Bluff South Reservoir - Stanvac, Merebank East: Daily interruptions
Isipingo Beach Reservoir - Isipingo Beach, Durban Airport, Prospecton Industrial: Daily interruptions
Malabar Hills - ET Umlazi Mission A: Daily interruptions
Isiping Rail Reservoir - Isipingo Rail: Daily interruptions
Isipingo Hills Reservoir - Isipingo Hills, Orient Hills: Daily interruptions
Lotus Park Reservoir - Malagazi, Lotus Park: Daily interruptions
Reservoir Names - Area Supplied & Affected
Athlone Park Reservoir - Athlone Park
Umbogintwini Reservoir - Umbogintwini, New City, Ezimbokodweni,
Kwamakhutha Reservoir - Kwamakhutha, Iziko, Emasomini, Nqustheni Russia
Lewis Dr Reservoir - Amanzimtoti
Launceston Rd Reservoir - Shulton Park
Doonside Reservoir - Doonheights
Almond Rd Reservoir - Illovo Glen, Warner Beach, Astra Park, Winkelspruit
Lower Illovo Reservoir - Ilovu
Illovo Beach Reservoir - Illovo Beach, Karridene
Umgababa Reservoir - Umgababa,
Amagcino Reservoir - Amagcino
Umnini Reservoir - Umnini
Umkomaas 1&2 Reservoir - Saico, Widenham
Craigieburn Reservoir - Craigieburn, Willow Glen
Midnight Café Reservoir - Craigieburn
Quarry Rd Reservoir - Umkomaas Drift
Singhs Reservoir - Naidooville
lansthal 1 Reservoir - Clansthal
For further information, please contact the municipality on: 080 13 13 013.
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