Lavender Hill to Experience Scheduled Electricity Supply Interruption

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The Electricity Generation and Distribution Department of the City has announced a scheduled electricity supply interruption in Lavender Hill. The interruption is set to occur on either Wednesday, 21 June 2023, from 07:00 to 20:00, or Tuesday, 27 June 2023, from 07:00 to 20:00, depending on operational challenges, weather conditions, and load-shedding.

The interruption is necessary to allow the City to carry out critical maintenance work in the Lavender Hill area. By completing this maintenance work, the City aims to ensure a reliable electricity supply for residents. This is part of the City’s ongoing efforts to prioritize the maintenance and upgrade of electricity infrastructure as the City continues to grow and develop.

Councilor Beverley Van Reenen Acknowledges Potential Inconvenience

Councilor Beverley Van Reenen, the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Energy, acknowledges that the planned interruption may cause inconvenience to residents. However, she expressed gratitude to residents for their cooperation, and emphasized that City teams are working daily throughout the metro area to complete essential maintenance and upgrades.

Precautions Residents Should Take

During the scheduled electricity supply interruption, residents should be prepared for the possibility of power being restored at any time. It is important to treat all electrical installations as live for the entire duration of the interruption. To avoid any potential damage caused by power surges when electricity is restored, residents are advised to switch off all appliances as a precautionary measure.

How to Get More Information

For additional information or inquiries about the planned electricity supply interruption, Lavender Hill residents can contact the City’s Call Centre at 0860 103 089.

Benefits of the Planned Interruption

Despite the potential disruption to daily life, the planned interruption is crucial for maintaining reliable and efficient electricity services in the area. By taking necessary precautions and cooperating with the City, residents can look forward to improved electrical infrastructure and uninterrupted power supply in the future.

Suggestions for Alternative Activities

The Lavender Hill community can take advantage of this time to engage in non-electricity-dependent activities, such as outdoor games, picnics, or reading. The interruption also presents an opportunity for residents to socialize with neighbors, fostering a sense of camaraderie and community spirit.

In conclusion, the scheduled electricity supply interruption in Lavender Hill is an essential step towards ensuring a reliable electricity supply for the area. Residents should take the necessary precautions while also using this time to engage in alternative activities. The City’s dedication to maintaining and upgrading its electricity infrastructure demonstrates its commitment to providing the best possible services to its residents, contributing to a brighter future for all.

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