Disruption in Water Supply

Residents requested to save water as transformer malfunction could affect supply

Residents from large parts of Nelson Mandela Bay could experience the disruption in their water supply by lunch time today after an electrical transformer at the Loerie Water Treatment Works malfunctioned last night.

This affects the pumping of water to some of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s supply reservoirs.Repairs to the transformer is under way but it is unlikely that power will be restored before 14:00 today.

The affected areas are Westering, Framesby, Sunridge Park, Kabega Park, Cotswold, Linton Grange, Lorraine, Ben Kamma, Kamma Park, Weybridge Park, Kragga Kamma, Sherwood, Kunene Park, Rowallan Park, Shauderville and Malabar.

Residents from these areas are requested to urgently cut the non-essential use of water.

Issued on behalf of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality by Media Management Officer Kupido Baron (082 780 2726/041 502 0000).

 

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