Water supply disruptions this week

2016-09-05 11:36
Water supply disruptions can be anticipated this week as Umgeni Water has to carry out work at Midmar Dam raw pump station.

Water supply disruptions can be anticipated this week as Umgeni Water has to carry out work at Midmar Dam raw pump station. (File)

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Water supply disruptions can again be anticipated this week.

eThekwini Municipality said in a statement at the weekend Umgeni Water has to carry out essential work at the Midmar Dam raw water pump station, which will result in a 30-hour shutdown of the raw water supply from Midmar Dam to the Midmar Dam Water Works and DV Harris Water Treatment Plant.

A host of areas will be affected.

Municipal spokesperson Tozi Mthethwa said in the statement the work was required to enhance future security and sustainability of water supply in uMgungundlovu District, Pietermaritzburg and parts of Durban.

“In order for this work to be executed quickly and effectively, raw water supply from the Midmar Dam to the Midmar Water Works and DV Harris Water Treatment Plant will have to be shut for an estimated 30-hour period. Work at the Midmar Dam raw water pump station will commence on September 8, 2016 from 8 am and is scheduled to be completed on the afternoon of September 9,” said Mthethwa.

Areas to be affected are:

Ntukuso, Mpuma, Imbozama, Sthumba, Amatata, Bhobhonono, Madwaleni, Gezanyoni, eMvini, Panekeni, Nonoti, Diphini, Qhodela, Denge, Gasa Section, Umlahlanja, Siweni, Rietvallei, Othweba, Harare 1, Cuphulaka, Mngcweni, Harare 2, Harrison, KwaCele, Cato Ridge, Esikhelekehleni, Inchanga Park, Camperdown NU, Ntshongweni, Olwambeni, Mpumalanga East, Alverstone AH, Sankontshe 1, Emalangeni, Zwelibomvu, Zamani 2, Cliffdale, Sankontshe 2, Ezitendeni, KwaNtamontengayo, Sterkspruit, Thandaza, Moya, Kwambiza, Bucks Farm, Georgedale, Kwalandeza, Ediphini section, Summerveld Racing Establishment, Mophela, Mpumalanga west 1, Ezakhiweni, Mpumalanga west 2, Emangabazini, Mpumalanga unit 1 south, Emagezeni, Mpumalanga unit A, Egwadeni section, Mpumalanga unit 1 north, Kontinga, Salem, Mandlakazi 1, Seventeen, Wathanga, Luthuli, Kwadlembe, Ekwandeni and Mandlakazi 2.

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