UPDATE: 09 Nov 2021 – 16:41
Newton Reservoir experienced a power outage at around 14h00 today, and unfortunately the storage tower ran empty. The pumps at the Reservoir are on. Some areas have low to no water pressure as the system and the storage tower needs to fill up before water pressure is restored.
The team from Waterworks is also busy with repairs to a pipeline in in the Carters Glen area which will affect some residents.
Unfortunately it is not known when water supply will be fully restored.
Info via Ward 25 Cllr, Ockert Fourie.
UPDATE: 09 Nov 2021 – 15:20
Many residents are reporting little to no water pressure in many areas from about 14:10. Newton Reservoir had a temporary electricity outage from 14:01 which lasted for about 20 minutes. Since then water has not been on again. No official word or statement has been released by Sol Plaatje Municipality as yet.
As soon as more info is available we will share out.
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