Bulawayo residents will be without running water this Friday and on Saturday following the disruption caused by power cuts and a burst on a major supply pipe.
Water supplies are expected to be restored on Sunday, but beginning on Monday, a 48-hour water shedding schedule will be reintroduced.
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This was revealed by Bulawayo City Council acting Town Clerk, Sikhangele Zhou in a notice on Thursday. She said:
Residents are advised that water supply will be cut off on Friday, the 20th September 2019 and Saturday the 21st September 2019 citywide and reopened on Sunday, 22nd of September 2019.
Thereafter, we would like to advise residents that the 48-hour water shedding will then resume as per the attached programme with effect from Monday, the 23rd of September 2019.
All the areas that are on high ground and are likely to be affected for more than 48hrs will have a water supply by bowsers. Residents are urged to conserve water until further notice.