Power outage in Umtamvuna area leads to water woes

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STATEMENT BY UGU (Tuesday, 10.15am):

Eskom Ref 317607209

Production at Umtamvuna has been halted as a result of Power outage. Restoration time is unknown.
All areas feeding from this source are advised to use water sparingly.

Keeping you posted
Ugu Communications


Following the interruption caused by high salinity levels, Boboyi plant is back to capacity production of 75 Ml
Conductivity has dropped to a good 0.56mS

Plant Reservoirs are now at 61% and 71%

Feed to RAMSGATE has been openned, by late afternoon supply should resume on the low lying streets, and whole area should be fully restored by tomorrow afternoon.

Margate & Nositha Supply should also be restored intermittently from tonight.
The team is monitoring pressure closely, and clearing airlocks.
Upon restoration, citizens are urged not to fill up storage and pools until full restoration has been confirmed by all affected areas.

Working together,
Keeping you posted.
Ugu Communications

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