Skip to content





City advises of water supply disruptions in Hanover Park, Philippi Horticultural Area and surrounds <p>'This dummy shutdown will assist the planning teams in assessing the capability of the water supply network for rerouting in preparation for an actual shutdown. This is a very important exercise as it provides an indication of the extent of the impact and what mitigation measures need to be implemented and what the possibilities are to maintain the water supply to these areas. We had to unfortunately delay the tests to these areas during the previous exercise of this nature due to the presence of a beehive in one of our control valve chambers. This was cleared towards the end of last week allowing us to proceed with the tests on this section of the water supply network,' said Councillor Zahid Badroodien, Mayoral Committee Member for Water and Sanitation.</p><p>Residents are kindly requested to store water upfront in clean, sealed containers for domestic use during this period and to ensure that all taps are closed to prevent water loss and/or damage when the supply is restored.</p><p>A water tanker will be roaming in Highlands Estate and surrounds and another will be parked outside Philippi SAPS station in Ottery Road close to Govan Mbeki Road to provide water for domestic consumption where required. The other areas in between are anticipated to experience low water pressure.</p><p>The City sincerely regrets any inconvenience caused, but it must explore opportunities within its water supply infrastructure network to benefit its consumers.</p><p> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><strong>End</strong></p><p><br></p>2022-08-29T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#3e26e42a-10d8-49df-ae5e-3ccf93541793;L0|#03e26e42a-10d8-49df-ae5e-3ccf93541793|Hanover Park;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb;GP0|#dd9b5445-92f0-4a44-9ca3-647380446295;L0|#0dd9b5445-92f0-4a44-9ca3-647380446295|Water disruption;GPP|#8f4fc986-7316-49fe-aa93-6ae4c15611bf;GPP|#eea2ec5e-e535-4764-9094-bb6325d8d14510

You have disabled JavaScript on your browser.
Please enable it in order to use City online applications.