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Notice Board:

ELECTRICITY INTERRUPTION ON 21 OCTOBER 2018

Residents are advised of a proposed electricity shutdown on SUNDAY, 21 OCTOBER 2018, between the hours of 08h00 and 16h00, in various areas of Nelson Mandela Bay, caused by the temporary shutdown of the College Drive Substation, to allow repairs and maintenance to be carried out on a local transformer.  

Areas affected: Mill Park, St. Georges Park (only end of College Drive Road), Glendinningvale, Greenacres, Scotstown.

Streets affected: Ascot Road, Barris Walk Street, Bradshaw Street, Churchill Road, College Drive, Conyngham Road, Cape Road, Dene Road, Fairford Road, Highbeech Road, Lenox Street, McLean Road, Mill Park Road, Mortimer Road, Nightingale Street, Ramsay Lane, Salisbury Avenue, Wares Road, Way Avenue, Wembley Road, Westview Drive, Woodville Road, Young Road. 

All installations must be treated as live for the duration of the outage. - Apologies are tendered for any inconvenience caused.

Nelson Mandela Bay calls for residents to assist monitor areas largely affected by water leaks

NELSON MANDELA BAY CALLS FOR RESIDENTS TO ASSIST MONITOR AREAS LARGELY AFFECTED BY WATER LEAKS

May 24, 2018

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality calls upon residents and business people to monitor their water consumption for any significant changes in their meter readings, especially those residing in Uitenhage, Despatch, Newton Park, Sydenham, Motherwell and New Brighton, as these are the areas where water leaks are most prevalent and in which a worrying trend has been observed. As a result, the Municipality has identified them as focus areas. Residents and business owners are advised to perform monitoring overnight, when water usage is almost at zero. If a resident or business owner notices any significant change in their meter reading, they must urgently contact a plumber for inspection and repair, at their own cost.

Only residents under the Assistance to the Poor Programme (ATTP) are advised to call the municipal helpline number 0800 20 50 50 to report the matter. Water Services technicians will also be going to these areas to check leaks on the municipal water pipeline. Billing volumes of the affected areas will also be monitored closely, with the intention of identifying high water users. Once identified, they will be given notice to decrease their volumes, failure to do so will lead to the installation of water restrictors on their properties. 

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