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Complications with maintenance work expected to cause widespread water outages/low pressure in Helderberg area<p>The City of Cape Town advises consumers in the  Penhill; Gordon’s Bay; Strand; Macassar; De Wynlanden; Sir Lowry’s Pass Village; Firgrove; Faure; Somerset West; and Eerste River areas that maintenance work on the bulk pipeline servicing these areas has experienced complications, and that this will result in widespread water supply disruptions or continued low pressure, possibly into the evening. </p><p>Currently the Sandvlei/Macassar areas are without water, and other areas will likely experience falling pressure and eventually outages later in the day. Residents in these areas are requested to please keep water consumption to a minimum until repairs are completed to minimize the extent of the outages.</p><p>There are currently four water tankers deployed to provide drinking water in the affected areas, and the City is attempting to bring in additional tankers from other areas of the City. Currently, tankers are stationed at the following locations:  </p><ul><li><div style="text-align:left;">Macassar Village</div></li><li><div style="text-align:left;">Macassar Day Hospital (Musica Avenue)</div></li><li><div style="text-align:left;">Akker Street / Soekmekaar Street</div></li><li><div style="text-align:left;">Sandvlei / Kramat Areas</div></li></ul><p>Disaster Risk Management are also on the ground and will distribute 500 x 5L water to:  </p><ul><li><div style="text-align:left;">The old age home in Musica Avenue</div></li><li><div style="text-align:left;">Early Childhood Development Centres</div></li></ul><p>The City apologises for any inconvenience caused and assures residents that every effort is being made to restore normal water supply as soon as possible. </p><p><strong>End</strong><br></p>2018-10-23T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#0d88c9e0-ba52-44d2-a6e7-31922c3cd74b;L0|#00d88c9e0-ba52-44d2-a6e7-31922c3cd74b|water outage;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb;GP0|#89ddeef1-5ed3-4e03-b6d1-fac0e5f63624;L0|#089ddeef1-5ed3-4e03-b6d1-fac0e5f63624|Helderberg1

 

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