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Water supply to Metro reduced by 30% following Kirkwood canal collapse

MAY 22, 2017
Water supply to Metro reduced by 30% following Kirkwood canal collapse

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality on Sunday water supply has been reduced by 30% because of the Kirkwood canal collapse on Thursday last week.

"All residents urgently requested to reduce water usage," the municipality said.

"We envisage that as from Monday evening the water supply to the eastern and northern parts of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality will be affected."

These are the areas that will be affected:-

• Despatch
• Parts Uitenhage
• Motherwell
• Ikamvelihle
• Coega
• Wells Estate
• Bluewater Bay
• Bloemendal
• Bethelsdorp
• Chatty
• Colchester

"All residents of NMBM are requested to reduce water usage to a minimum, so that the is a fare share across the metro, and prevent any possible water outages in the above listed areas."