Faulty transformer leaves Krugersdorp powerless

File image.
File image.

Residents are experiencing a power failure in several parts of Krugersdorp, but the problem is being worked on.

Upset and angry residents are flooding Facebook with posts asking why they do not have power.

Areas such as Wentworth Park, Monument, Kenmare, Silverfields, Noordheuwel, Factoria and Rangeview have no power. According to ward councillor Lynnette Zwankhuizen, the power failure is because of a problem with a transformer.

“The municipality is busy fixing the problem, but we cannot say how long it will be before residents will have power again,” said Lynnette.

The faulty transformer is at the Condale Substation. The foreman in charge on the site told councillor Annet Fourie that residents should be patient as the problem will take a while to repair.

As a result of the outage, several traffic lights are also out and that may cause traffic to back up this afternoon.The News will keep readers updated.

Also read

Load shedding and insurance – are you covered?

Handy load shedding survival kit

  AUTHOR
Nadine Maré
Journalist

find your
dream home

looking for an
affordable
apartment

List your Property

It's easy in only three
simple steps...

find professional
services in
your area

Locate a business
operating in
your area

List your Business

Want more customers? They're online right now, searching for businesses like yours. Place your ad now...

Latest News

COMMENTS

roodepoortrecord_new2014_smallgetitrandfontein_2014_smalllooklocal.co.zaAutodealer.co.za
Top