Planned water shortage to affect Phalaborwa residents

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By: Giyani View reporter

Phalaborwa residents will have water shortage for at least 12 hours on Tuesday, due to executing planned maintenance work at Phalaborwa scheme by Lepelle Northern Water (LNW). The maintenance is expected to start at 6oclock on Tuesday morning.

Ba –Phalaborwa Municipality’s spokesperson, Jonas Mahesu said “reservoirs will be kept at the maximum prior to the shutdown, however, low water pressure and water shortages may be experienced throughout the entire supply area”.

Mahesu added that “some areas may experience low pressure low and shortages of water. We are appealing to our communities to use water sparingly”.