UPDATE: 09 OCTOBER 2018
Sol Plaatje Municipality implemented nightly Water Shutdowns from 8pm to 4am.
According to Municipal Spokesperson, Sello Matsie, the dams at Newton Reservoir are below capacity due to the repair works done over the weekend on the pipelines between the Riverton Water Purification plant and the city.
The nightly Water Shutdowns will continue until the dams at Newton Reservoir reach a satisfactory level.
UPDATE SAT 08/12/2018
The nightly water shutdowns was suspend for a short time only to be introduced again. As at Saturday 08/12/2018 the nightly shutdowns are still in affect.