Parts of Durban will be without water as city embarks on maintenance project
DURBAN - Residents living in parts of Durban will be without water as the city has arranged a planned shutdown to carry out strategic tie-ins and pipe relocations into part of the existing bulk water supply reticulation for the new Midway Mall in Newlands East.
This is expected to take place from Thursday, March 4 at 6am until Friday, March 5 at midnight.
"We will try our utmost to balance the system during this planned shutdown. However, certain suburbs/zones supplied from the Newlands 1 High Level Reservoir, KwaMashu 1 High Level Zone and KwaMashu Reservoir 3 will be affected during the shutdown,“ a spokesperson for the eThekwini Municipality said.
Suburbs that will be affected by this outage is the Newlands and KwaMashu water supply zones:
North operational area
Newlands 1 Reservoir HL Zone
Castlehill – Newlands East
Hillgrove – Newlands East
KwaMashu 1 Reservoir HL Zone
Kwa Mashu 3 Reservoir Zone
Section N and Section L
Section Machinza area
Richmond Main Road