The City’s water management program is like a symphony, carefully orchestrated to maintain the harmony of infrastructure and water management. The program includes zeropressure tests and conditional evaluations, with a team working diligently from 9 am to 4 pm each day. This program aims to handle water pressure more efficiently, minimizing the risk of pipe breakages and water wastage. While temporary disruptions might occur, they only serve to amplify the excitement for the final performance an efficient, wellmanaged water supply system.
In February 2024, the City’s Water and Sanitation Directorate will be undertaking maintenance work which may result in variable levels of water supply disruption in Strand, Upper Newlands, Rondebosch, and Ravensmead. The work will include zeropressure tests and conditional evaluations of the water supply network, with the aim of improving the city’s water supply in the long run. While these disruptions may be inconvenient, they are necessary for the city’s water demand management strategy and residents are encouraged to make arrangements for the brief interruption.
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