Damaged pipeline causes water disruptions in Cape Town

2018-05-10 13:59
Water is wasted because of a pipe burst. (Duncan Alfreds, News24, file)

Water is wasted because of a pipe burst. (Duncan Alfreds, News24, file)

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The City of Cape Town has warned Wynberg residents that they may experience low water pressure or periods of no water on Thursday after a contractor damaged a pipeline feed out of the Wynberg reservoir.

The affected area stretches from Wynberg to Kirstenhof between the M3 and the railway line and from Lakeside to Clovelly.

"The City's water and sanitation teams have closed this pipeline to effect repairs," read a statement from the City.

"We ask that residents please keep taps closed to prevent water damage in the event of water being restored after a disruption."

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The City apologised for the inconvenience and said it would ensure repairs are done as soon as possible.

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