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City To Undertake Emergency Maintenance Work On A Section Of The South Coast Augmentation Pipeline

Date: 2024-02-06 22:06:14

City To Undertake Emergency Maintenance Work On A Section Of The South Coast Augmentation Pipeline


29 JANUARY 2024

Residents and businesses are informed of the planned interruption of water supply to areas supplied through the South Coast Augmentation (SCA) Pipeline System.

The interruption is necessary to undertake maintenance on the 800mm SCA pumping trunk main for air valve and scour valve replacements in the vicinity of the Umbogintwini River.

The City will on Tuesday morning, 30 January shut the new SCA Booster Pumpstation from 3am for the emergency work.

This work is expected to be completed on the same day at 9pm and thereafter, pumping of water to the trunk main will resume.

Affected areas include:
Ekuhlengeni Psychiatric Hospital, African Explosives and Chemical Industries, Ezimbokodweni, Southgate Industrial Park, Athlone Park, Amanzimtoti CBD, Almond, Kingsburgh, Doonside, Illovo Beach, Panorama Park, Umgababa, Mgobhozini, Mfume, KwaSoni, Mashiwase, Nkwali, Lovu, Bhekulwandle, KwaMakhutha, Mkhazini, Ezimbokodweni, KwaFakazi, KwaMgendwa, Mahlathini, Ohlongeni, eKuphileni, Adams Mission, Umnini, Magabheni, Ehlanzeni, Thoyane, Umkomaas, Craigeburn, Amahlongwa, Amalundi, Crowder Farm, Malabar Hills, Isiphingo Rail, Reunion, uMlazi V, uMlazi Mission A, Isiphingo Beach, Isiphingo Hills, Orient Hills, Prospecton Industrial, uMlazi T, U and Y sections, Ezimbokodweni, Lotus Park, and  Malukazi. 

The Municipality apologises for any inconvenience caused.

For more information regarding water supply, members of the public can download eThekwini Municipality’s Mobile App to log faults or send a WhatsApp to 073 1483 477. Alternatively, call the toll-free number on 080 311 1111 or email
Issued by eThekwini Municipality’s Communication Unit.