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Water shutdown to large parts of Port Elizabeth postponed by one day

Due to numerous requests from major industries and residents, the water shutdown at the Gelvandale Reservoir will now take place on Sunday, 8 July from 6am.

The interruption in supply is necessary to carry out permanent repairs on a major pipeline of 700 mm in diameter water.


The affected areas are Helenvale, Algoa Park, Kwaford, Gelvandale, Zwide, Dora Nginza Hospital, Kwazakhele, Veeplaas, Govan Mbeki Township, Soweto on Sea, Qaqawuli, MK Silvertown, parts of New Brighton and parts of Deal Party.


We plan to station water tankers at Dora Nginza Hospital, Kwazakehle Day Hospital, corner of Njoli and Mavuso roads, Pieter Rademeyer Hall (Algoa Park), corner of Dyke Road and Whyteleaf Drive, Gelvandale Stadium, corner of Springbok and Bell roads and Govan Mbeki Township.


For any municipal-related matters, residents can call our 24-hour call centre at 0800 20 50 50.




Issued on behalf of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality by Media Management Officer Kupido Baron (041 506 1500 / 082 780 2726 / / @kupidobaron).

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