City urges residents to use water sparingly Manage Site Notifications
THE eThekwini Municipality today said their staff is working around the clock to repair a faulty pump at one of Umgeni Water’s key installations. The water utility is the city’s bulk water supplier and the pump failure has resulted in various water outages across the city in recent weeks.
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“While the repairs are being carried out we are experiencing water shortages in the Central, Southern and Northern water systems,” said head of communications, Msawakhe Mayisela.
Mayisela said the City has embarked on numerous programmes to sustain and ration the water supply in the water supply systems.
“Areas that are receiving water intermittently are being supplied by water tankers. The municipality hereby urges the public to use water sparingly. With everyone’s help we will be able to conserve the available water reserves during this difficult time and make them last as long as possible,” he said.
The eThekwini Municipality appeals to residents to adopt the following practices:
“By implementing the above water saving tips, we can help ensure that there is enough water for all our residents,” he said.
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