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[SOUNDCLIP] Load shedding to switch again tonight

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Parts of Krugersdorp are still amid a power outage and internal load shedding has been active since this morning and will continue until – possibly – tomorrow.

Mogale City’s emergency hotline, 107, is informing callers that households and businesses which are currently without power, will have electricity tonight at 6pm. Unfortunately, those currently with power, will face an outage until tomorrow morning.

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“This is done to allow the critically low water reservoirs, that run of electrical pumps, to fill up again,” Democratic Alliance ward councillor and infrastructure portfolio member, Annette Fourie said.

Annette is pleading to the community to use water sparingly throughout this time.

The transformers at the Eskom substation in the southern CBD area are also still not completely repaired.

Herewith the official statement from Mogale City Municipality’s spokesperson, Nkosana Zali:

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Chantelle Fourie
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