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Planned 12-hour water supply shutdown in KwaDukuza area

A WATER shutdown looms several local areas tomorrow. l FILE

A WATER shutdown looms several local areas tomorrow. l FILE

Published May 19, 2022

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DURBAN - KwaDukuza Municipality announced the shutdown to the lower Thukela bulk water supply from Saturday May 21 at 6pm to Sunday at 6am.

In a statement on Wednesday, the municipality said Umgeni Water had requested a planned shutdown tomorrow, commencing at 6pm.

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“The reason for the shutdown is for Umgeni to repair another leak on the gravity line main from Command Reservoir to KwaDukuza supply,” it said.

The areas that will be affected include:

  • Sakhamkhanya
  • San Souci
  • Shekembula
  • Ohlange
  • Mdlebeni
  • Lindelani
  • Shakaville
  • Zamani
  • Darnall
  • Zinkwazi
  • Blythedale
  • Stanger Manor
  • Warrenton
  • Doesburg
  • High Ridge
  • KwaDukuza Central Business District
  • Glenhills
  • Nyoniyamanzi
  • Lot 16
  • Gledhow North
  • Ntshawini
  • Groutville
  • Mission
  • Thembeni
  • Dube Village
  • Malende
  • Hangoes
  • Zilungisele.

The municipality said water tankers would be deployed.

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“The District Municipality and Umgeni Water apologise profusely for the inconvenience. Your patience and understanding will be highly appreciated,” it said.

To report a leak or for water- and sanitation-related queries please contact the municipality’s 24-hour call centre on 032-4379371 and 032-4379427 or send a WhatsApp message to 074-3444508.

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