Load shedding - why only in upper Northdale

2015-07-29 06:00

I AM writing regarding load shedding in the northern areas.

Why is it that on a Saturday, between 6pm and 8pm, and on a Monday between 8pm and 10pm, the areas affected by load shedding are only the upper area of Northdale, Mountview and Belfort?

According to the load-shedding schedule, Orient Heights, Allandale, Bombay Heights, Woodlands, etc., should all have load shedding.

On Monday, when we in Northdale experienced load shedding, I phoned the call centre and the person told me she was unaware of how technicians decide which area to switch off.

I explained that Allandale, Orient­ Heights, Newholmes, Bombay Heights and Woodlands all had electricity, but she said she could not help me.

Please can someone from the Msunduzi Municipality enlighten me why only Northdale is always affected. Should not the other areas­ listed on the load-shedding schedule be affected?

R. RAMKILWAN

Northdale

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