Aug 18, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Bronkhorstspruit raw water pump station not working due to cable theft

The city of Tshwane announced on Friday that the Bronkhorstspruit raw water pumping station had ceased operations overnight following the theft and vandalism of power cables.

“It is unfortunate that this appalling action has unfortunately had an impact on efficiency Bronkhorstspruit water treatment plant, which is currently unable to receive raw water from the pumping station for purification and distribution to residents as both use electricity to pump water,” said city spokesman Selby Bokaba.

Bokaba said technicians are on site been to assess and repair the damage.

He said an estimated restoration time is not yet known.

Affected areas include:

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  • Cultura Park Extension 11
  • Ekandustria
  • Ekangala A, B, C, D, E and F
  • Erasmus
  • Erasmus
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  • Hondsrivier
  • Kristalpark
  • Kungweni Hills
  • Medpark
  • Ovipropark
  • Rethabiseng
  • Riamarpark
  • Tweespruit Landgoed
  • Verste rpark AH
  • Zithobeni
  • Zithobeni Heights

In the Meanwhile, the city said it had been notified by Rand Water that it would be conducting emergency repairs to a major leak at Brakfontein Reservoir from 8pm Friday to 8pm Saturday.

These Emergency repairs may affect the following areas:

  • Brakfontein 390-JR
  • Brakfontein 419-JR
  • Doornkloof 391-JR Highveld
  • Highveld all expansions
  • Kosmosdal all expansions
  • Louwlardia all expansions
  • Blue Hills all expansions
  • Rooihuskraal all expansions
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  • The Reeds all expansions
  • Midstream Estate all expansions
  • Randjesfontein 410-JR
  • Randjesfontein 405-JR
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  • Randjespark ext 21
  • Olifantsfontein 410-JR
  • Country View
  • Country View ext 1
  • Blue Hills 397- JR
  • Olie venhoutbosch 389-JR

Customers have been urged to use water sparingly during this time.

“Water tankers will be on standby for an alternative water supply in the event of a disruption to the Water supply.”

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