Water shutdown in Alexandria in off-peak times due to water shortages.
Alexandria is encountering drastic water challenges due to drought and Eskom power outages. Consequently, the reservoir levels are critically low.
The municipality, together with its stakeholders, has exhausted all options to alleviate these challenges, hence water restrictions were agreed to be implemented as follows:
- The water supply In Alexandria will be shut down from 1pm to 5pm & 9pm to 4am (until further notice) in order to regain a healthy status on these reservoirs and in preparation for the festive season.
The municipality will assist with water tankers to supply potable water to community members within the affected areas during the water restriction period.
The Municipality would also like to urge all community members to use water sparingly and encourage community member to invest in temporary water storage tanks.
PLEASE USE WATER SPARINGLY