Date: 2023-04-17 15:26:57
Interruption Of Water Supply In Ntuzuma Due To Fire Damage At Pumpstation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
4 APRIL 2023
There is an interruption of water supply to Ntuzuma and surrounding areas due to a fire at the Ntuzuma Pumpstation 2 last night, 3 April. The fire has affected operations at the pumpstation.
Ntuzuma Pumpstation 2 is important as it supplies water to multiple reservoirs. However, due to the fire damage, water cannot be pumped to Ntuzuma reservoirs.
The eThekwini Water and Sanitation Unit is assessing the extent of the damage and developments in this regard will be communicated in due course.
In the interim, water tankers will be deployed to affected residents.
Affected areas include:
Ntuzuma 2 Reservoir: Main command reservoir to supply Ntuzuma Reservoir 3, 4, 5, and 7.
Ntuzuma 3 Reservoir: Inanda A, B, and C, Ntuzuma F, G, and H, and Bester areas.
Ntuzuma 4 Reservoir Ntuzuma E, Ntuzuma F, Soweto, Inanda Newtown A, Lindelani A Section
Ntuzuma 7 Reservoir Ntuzuma A, B, C, and D, and Richmond Farm.
The Municipality apologises for the inconvenience caused.
For more information regarding water supply, the public can contact the toll-free number 080 311 1111 or use the eThekwini Water and Sanitation WhatsApp number 073 1483 477. Alternatively, email: Eservices@durban.gov.za
Issued by the eThekwini Municipality’s Communications Unit.