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STATEMENT BY UGU DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON:

St Helen’s Rock pump station is operational feeding purification works.

Bhobhoyi plant production is back to normal with all plant boosters running.

MARBURG SYSTEM: Marburg and Oslo Beach supply is opened. Reports of no water are being attended in Oslo. The break in Range road is isolated for repairs affecting King Harkon. Upper Marburg and Bhobhoyi Jesus pump stations i.e: Masinenge and Esperanza pumps was started this morning.

NORTHERN SYSTEM:

Umzimkhulu command reservoir is currently less than 80%, Umzimkhulu tower pumps are running. Feed to Northern system opened: North Shepstone reservoir climbing. Anerley reservoir climbing now after cleaning line strainers.

Melville pressure is building up, restrictions on the 525 found on the old isolation valves and that has been resolved and flow improvement into Melville reservoir. Fairview pump station has been started and pressure in Hibberdene has been fully restored and building up to feed Woodgrandge tonight.

Stick farm pump is currently off due Woodgrandge low level. We will provide water relief in the interim. New Bolton, Louisiana, Madlala pump station is back in operation.

Albersville reservoir feeding Port Shepstone CBD is still stable.

SOUTHERN SYSTEM:

Seaslopes command reservoir is above 70% and feed to Ramsgate South and North: Ramsgate south high areas in Fascadale, Lynne road and Glenmarkie restored.

Kaisers pumps still feeding upper Margate and Nosita. Game reserve has water and plumber to open and feed reticulation.

GAMALAKHE SYSTEM: The reservoir is building up after supply interruption last night at Sport and Leisure. Tower zone water restored last night. Tower pump station to be restarted again this afternoon when main reservoir gets to 50%.

Uvongo, Shelly Beach and Margate CBD reservoirs are still healthy.

UMTHAVUNA SYSTEM:

Plant is operational and feeding inland and Coastal system.

Hanover pump station and Coastal supply opened.

Port Edward supply line opened and Port Edward reservoir above 80%, most areas have water and break on 6th is being attended to.

Inland supply opened: Izingolweni line isolated due to break in Nodalane, repairs are on going.

MHLABATSHANE SYSTEM: Umgeni plant opened supply to Mehlomnyama command reservoir. Dweshula is closed to divert water to lower supply area. Limited supply from the bulk system impact supply and restoration which results in some areas without water for many days.

KWAHLONGWA system: plant operational.

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