Date: 2023-02-20 10:06:01
Interruption Of Water Supply In Some Parts Of Umlazi
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
6 FEBRUARY 2023
UMlazi residents are informed of a water supply interruption in some parts of the area due to a burst on the 300mm diameter water pipe on the South Coast Bridge over the Umlaas Canal.
Teams are on the ground to undertake tracing and exposing of the burst. Once the burst has been located and exposed within the bridge, appropriate repairs will be immediately undertaken.
An assessment of the impact to the bridge structure is also being carried out by City engineers.
New developments in this regard will be communicated in due course.
Affected areas include;
• Glebelands Hostel,
• UMlazi Mega City,
• The Prince Mshiyeni Hospital surrounding area
Water tankers are being dispatched to affected areas.
The Municipality apologises for any 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