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Date Released: Tue, 9 June 2015 14:47 +0200

Dear Customer

Please be informed that Makana is experiencing water outages in high lying areas. It was discovered that the Waainek High level reservoir as well as the Intermediate reservoirs drained very quickly overnight.  Operations team have been working around the clock to normalise the situation as quickly as possible. The team has been busy manipulating the pressure of the bulk reticulation system by releasing water to and from the reservoirs. The system is gradually being equalised and will recover over the next few days.

Residents are urged to use water sparingly and conserve as much as they can.

Investigations are underway to determine the series of events that caused the levels to drop so suddenly.

Makana Municipality apologises to the residents for any inconvenience that this situation has caused.  Whilst load shedding and unexpected breakdowns can affect the rate of recovery, the team is committed to doing everything to render the system back to normal as quickly as possible.

Thanking you in advance


Warm regards


Yoliswa Ramokolo

Communications Officer

Makana Municipality

P O Box 194

City Hall



Tel: (046) 602 4403  Mobile: 078 5502707/073 1878 035 

email: yramokolo@makana.gov.za


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Source:Makana Municipality