Bulawayo City Council (BCC) will cut off water from all suburbs for three days starting tomorrow (Saturday) as it works on upgrading its water and sewer reticulation systems.
The council will again shut down water for another three days starting next Saturday as it works on upgrading water reticulation systems at Criterion Water Treatment Plant.
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During the shutdown, the central business district, industry and mining areas will continue receiving the precious liquid.
In a statement this week, Bulawayo Town Clerk Christopher Dube said:
During this period, the Criterion Water Treatment Works will be taken out of service to facilitate the installation works.
The planned interruptions to the plant are as follows: The First Interruption will be on Saturday, 21 March 2020 at 8 AM to mid-night of Monday, 23 March 2020.
The second Interruption will be on Saturday, 28 March 2020 at 8 AM until midnight on Monday, 30 March 2020. Efforts will be made to have these works done within the scheduled period.
During the same period, council will install new water supply bulk meters in Pelandaba and Iminyela suburbs, Kelvin North and Magwegwe Booster Station.
These works include the replacement of the non-functional isolation valves, new strainers and new bulk flow meters…