Our Water and
Sanitation Department will shut down the Tygerberg Molteno water pipeline,
which feeds water into the Cape Town CBD and surrounding areas. The
shutdown will take place on Friday 10 November 2017 for 12 hours, from
22:00. A number of areas will experience low water pressure or reduced
water supply during this time.
The affected areas
Cape Town CBD
Cape Town Harbour
Green Point and Sea
Point may also be affected.
The shutdown will
take place because we need to assess the condition of the pipeline as we
prepare for the Cape Town Harbour emergency desalination plant.
Please keep up to 10
litres of drinking water available per day for essential use during this
Remember to close all
taps when not in use to prevent damage/flooding when water supply is
We apologise for any
inconvenience caused, but this is a necessary step in our efforts to beat
this drought – with your help.