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City restores electricity in storm affected areas, attends to all remaining affected regions<p>​Work continues to restore electricity supply in the remaining storm affected areas. Officials and depot teams in all areas have been on the ground to attend to area outages in the fastest possible time.<br></p><div>Teams are working to restore electricity in parts of:</div><div>•<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>Philippi West</div><div>•<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>Mfuleni</div><div>•<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>Hazendal</div><div>•<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>Lansdowne</div><div>•<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>Brackenfell<br></div><div>•<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>Athlone</div><div>•<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>Salt River</div><div>•<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>Crawford </div><div>•<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>Grassy Park</div><div><br></div><div>‘Damaged infrastructure typically takes some time to repair and we are thankful that weather conditions have improved significantly so that our teams can attend to remaining repairs safely. In many areas, the nature of the repair work is tricky and dangerous, especially in difficult weather conditions. The teams are doing everything in their power to ensure that supply in the remaining areas is restored as quickly as humanly possible.</div><div><br></div><div>‘We remind residents to only use one reporting channel when reporting faults so that delays in attending to duplicate service requests are avoided,' said the City's Mayoral Committee Member for Energy, Councillor Beverley van Reenen.</div><div><br></div><div><strong>Please note:</strong></div><div><br></div><div><strong>High service request volumes are being experienced which leads to longer outage durations. Where damage to infrastructure is concerned, it is unfortunately not possible to give accurate restoration times. The City apologises for any inconvenience.</strong></div><div><br></div><div><strong>For service requests (please only log on one channel):</strong></div><div><br></div><div><strong>Call Centre: 0860 103 089</strong></div><div><br></div><div><strong>SMS: 31220 (Please note the free SMS service does not apply)</strong></div><div><br></div><div><strong>Email: power@capetown.gov.za</strong></div><div><br></div><div><strong>e-Services: <a href="https://eservices1.capetown.gov.za/coct/wapl/zsreq_app/index.html">www.capetown.gov.za/servicerequests</a></strong></div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><strong>End</strong></div><div><br></div><div>Note to broadcasters – audio is available: <a href="https://bit.ly/4aNktQp">https://bit.ly/4aNktQp</a><br><br></div>2024-04-08T22:00:00ZGP0|#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|#b195be29-9300-4dc7-ac99-92629ce847ac;L0|#0b195be29-9300-4dc7-ac99-92629ce847ac|electricity10

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