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Planned Water Supply Maintenance to Affect Several Areas in Cape Town

Michael Hawthorne

CAPE TOWN – The CoCT’s Water and Sanitation Directorate has announced planned water supply maintenance that will result in disruptions for various areas from 29 January to 1 February 2024. The maintenance work is crucial for enhancing the water supply infrastructure to benefit customers.

The planned maintenance includes zero-pressure tests (ZPT) and conditional assessments in specific areas, aimed at ensuring the efficient operation of pressure-reducing valves (PRVs) and reducing water wastage. Residents in affected areas are encouraged to take note of the schedule and make necessary preparations.

Maintenance Schedule:

Pressure Management Installations and Operations: Zero-pressure testing and step-testing will be conducted to install pressure management technology. Residents may experience low water pressure or temporary water loss during testing, and fluctuations in pressure are expected.

Maintenance Work in Specific Areas:

Residents’ Preparation Tips:

CoCT assures residents that the maintenance work is strategically planned to minimize disruption, and updates can be followed on the @CityofCTAlerts X account.

The City of Cape Town regrets any inconvenience caused and emphasizes the importance of these proactive infrastructure measures for the future continuity of water supply.


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