Public notice: Emergency shutdown on a Bloemfontein pipeline – de Hoek Reservoir



Notice is hereby given that Bloemwater experienced a burst on a pipeline which has resulted in an emergency shutdown of the line. The 1200mm pre-stressed concrete pipeline burst on the morning of 16 November 2017 near De Hoek reservoir.

The estimated time to complete the repairs as well as restoring normal water supply is 36 hours. Water will be restored by Saturday morning (18 November 2017).

The following areas within the southern region of Bloemfontein will be affected by the emergency shutdown:

• Fichardt Park
• Pellisier
• Louriepark

Bloemwater is doing its best to address these repairs with minimal interruptions and as speedily as possible. All residents in Bloemfontein are hereby requested to use water sparingly to avoid interruptions in the supply.

Water Tankers will be provided as and where required.

Residents of Mangaung Metro will be regularly updated on the progress regarding the shutdown.


Issued by MMM Communications

Enquiries can be directed to our Call Centre: 0800 111 300.