The City of Harare has shut down its main water treatment plant, Morton Jaffray, for critical maintenance to be carried out.
In a statement on Sunday, Harare City Council Acting Town Clerk Engineer Phakamile Moyo said all northern suburbs, as well as some south-western suburbs, will be affected.
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Moyo urged residents to use water sparingly during this period until supplies are restored. The statement read:
Our major water treatment plant, Morton Jaffray is currently on shutdown to allow for repairs on leaks that are causing the flooding of pump station number 3 at Morton Jaffray.
Affected areas include all Northen suburbs, CBD, Kuwadzana, Dzivaresekwa, Warren Park, Crowborough, Workington, Southerton, Parts of Mbare, Eastlea, Hillside, Highfield, Houghton Park, and Parts of Waterfalls.
Residents are urged to use water sparingly during this period until supplies are restored.