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Emergency water shutdown to various Nelson Mandela Bay areas

Nov 5, 2018
Emergency water shutdown to various Nelson Mandela Bay areas

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality on Monday afternoon advised residents and businesses that an 800mm water main that supplies quite a large area from Emerald Hill Reservoir has failed.

"We are busy isolating the main," the Metro said.

The following areas will be affected: 

-Parts of walmer
-Greenshield park
-walmer downs
-Glen Hurd
-Newton park
-parts of Cotsworld
-Parts of Shauderville 
-Linkside
-Millpark
-parts of central 
-Perrudgevale

"The maintenance teams are working around the clock to restore water and we envisage that supply will restored by Tuesday," it added.

"For continuity water tankers will only be provided to Greenacres hospital, St Georges Hospital and Provincial hospital."

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