Rand Water in Johannesburg and the City of Tshwane have issued an alert, warning residents of a 53-hour water outage due to planned maintenance – starting today!
The planned shutdown is to complete a tie-in of a newly installed S4 pipeline into the existing S4 pipeline in the region, the group said.
The maintenance will take place from Thursday, 11 August at 17:00 and will continue to Saturday, 13 August at 22:00.
“Residents are urged to use water sparingly during this time to prevent reservoirs from running dry. Please store sufficient water to sustain you for the duration of the shutdown, water tankers will be on standby as an alternative water supply,” it said.
Meanwhile, the City of Tshwane added: “The City of Tshwane sincerely apologises for the inconvenience that may occur as a result of the above-mentioned repairs. We appeal to all residents to use water sparingly during this time. Water tankers will be on standby for alternative water supply.”
Rand Water has scheduled the planned maintenance on its #S4Pipeline to tie-in a new portion of the pipeline to the existing #S4Pipeline.
The 53-hour project will commence from 17h00 on the 11th of August until 22h00, on the 13th of August 2022.
Moreleta Reservoir: Bellevue, Brummeria (all extensions), Chrysler Park, Georgeville, Lindo Park, Lydiana, Lynnwood Manor, Mopani, Navors, Scientia, Silverton (all extensions), Vlakfontein and Weavind Park
Murrayfield Reservoir: La Concorde, La Montagne, Meyerspark (all extensions), Murrayfield, Salieshoek and Val-de-Grace
Parkmore LL Reservoir: Alphen Park, Ashley Gardens, Constantia Park, De Beers, Faerie Glen, Garsfontein, Lynnwood Glen, Lynnwood Park, Maroelana, Menlyn, Newlands, Tshwane and Waterkloof Glen