No water in Tshwane’s eastern suburbs

2010-11-06 11:25

Most of Tshwane’s eastern suburbs were left without water after a main water pipe burst, the city said today.

“Engineers are working on the pipe in Gariep Street in Erasmuskloof,” said spokesperson Console Tleane.

The team was having difficulty in locating the source of the problem because of the huge water flow volume and pressure, he said.

The pipe burst on Friday afternoon.

The city was still deciding on whether to deploy water tanks to the affected areas, including Waterkloof, Moreletapark, Wingate Park, Constantia Park and Erasmuskloof.

“If it is not fixed by this evening, we may consider bringing in water tanks to supply these areas,” he said.

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