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PAID ADVERT | IMPORTANT NOTICE on Lesotho Highland Water Tunnel maintenance shut down for 6 months

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PAID ADVERT | IMPORTANT NOTICE on Lesotho Highland Water Tunnel maintenance shut down for 6 months

Water Supply Alert: Important Information on Lesotho Highland Water Tunnel Maintenance Shutdown

Scheduled Maintenance Shutdown Period:

  • Start Date: 1 October 2024
  • End Date: 31 March 2025

Affected Areas:

The upcoming maintenance shutdown of the Lesotho Highland Water Tunnel is set to impact water supply in parts of South Africa. Key areas that will face implications include:

  • Users along the Vaal River System
  • Liebenbergvlei River users
  • Mafube, Nketoana, and Dihlabeng Local Municipalities in the Free State

Water Supply During Shutdown:

To mitigate the impact of this shutdown, measures are being put in place by local municipalities in collaboration with the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) to ensure a reliable water supply throughout the maintenance period. Residents are encouraged to stay informed about specific plans and setups in their areas.

How You Can Help:

Residents can play a crucial role in managing water usage more efficiently. Here’s how you can help:

  • Conserve Water: Use water sparingly. Every drop counts.
  • Adhere to Restrictions: Follow any water use restrictions that may be imposed in your area during this period.

For More Information:

The Department of Water and Sanitation is committed to keeping the public informed and prepared. Residents seeking more information or having specific inquiries can:

  • Attend stakeholder information sessions being held in affected areas. Dates and venues will be announced locally.
  • Contact your Local Municipality for updates and instructions specific to your area.
  • Call DWS Toll-Free: For broader concerns or questions, the DWS has made available a toll-free line at 0800 200 200.

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