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City attends to hundreds of electricity requests, area outages as work continues<span><p>The weather forecast for the next 24 hours will likely exacerbate the impacts of the inclement weather experienced in the metro thus far. The City's Electricity teams have attended to hundreds of service requests related to the storm damage and remain on the ground to fix faults and attend to larger area outages.</p><p>'As the severe weather conditions continue to hit Cape Town, we are likely to see more weather-related damage to electricity infrastructure in areas across the city. Our dedicated teams have already attended to more than 100 electricity related faults in the last 24 hours and we thank residents for their continued support during this challenging period. Our teams are doing their level best and we are attending to all service requests as speedily as possible. Residents are urged to report their electricity faults to the City by using our service channels including our new WhatsApp number,' said the City's Mayoral Committee Member for Energy, Alderman Xanthea Limberg.<br></p> <figure class="subtopic-fullsize-img"> <img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Images%202/10%20July%202024%20Weather%20related%20faults.jpeg" class="responsive" alt="" style="width:1425px;" /> </figure>​​</span><p><strong>The impacted areas include: </strong></p><ul><li>Wynberg</li><li>Rosebank </li><li>Mfuleni</li><li>Heideveld</li><li>Grassy Park</li><li>Lakeside</li><li>Brooklyn</li><li>Claremont</li><li>Ottery</li><li>Rondebosch</li><li>Lotus River</li><li>Kenilworth</li><li>Philippi</li><li>Meadowridge</li><li>Plattekloof</li><li>Penlyn Estate</li><li>Belgravia<br><br> <br><br> <br><br><strong>Please note: The City's area outages list is being updated as information is received from the Electricity teams. If an area is not included, it does not mean teams are not aware of the matter. </strong><br><br> </li></ul><p><strong>Electricity services and damage: (please only log on one channel):</strong></p><p><strong>WhatsApp: 060 018 1505</strong></p><p><strong>Call Centre: 0860 103 089</strong></p><p><strong>SMS: 31220 (Free SMS service doesn't apply)</strong></p><p><strong>Email: </strong><a href="mailto:power@capetown.gov.za" target="_blank"><strong>power@capetown.gov.za</strong></a></p><p><strong>eServices: </strong><a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/servicerequests" target="_blank"><strong>www.capetown.gov.za/servicerequests</strong></a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>End</strong></p><p><br></p>2024-07-09T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#1d6bc111-7c93-4859-941b-87ac4854b7d8;L0|#01d6bc111-7c93-4859-941b-87ac4854b7d8|Storms;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb;GP0|#7b6c9324-5614-4071-8b18-4f4e63ac66a5;L0|#07b6c9324-5614-4071-8b18-4f4e63ac66a5|electricity faults10

 

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