Possibile Water Interruptions in Mangaung due to BloemWater Winter Maintenance Programme

Residents of Mangaung Metro are hereby notified that the city’s water provider, Bloem Water, is undertaking its yearly scheduled winter maintenance programme between May and August 2019. This is an operational programme with the purpose of ensuring that we provide quality water to the community of Mangaung at all times. During this operation, there could be shutdowns and restricted water supply to communities.

The next interruption will take place as follows:

Date and Duration:  Trajectory:  Task:  Affected areas: 
17 July 2019 –  19 July 2019 (23h59 (17/07/19) until 11h59 (19/07/19): 36 Hours Welbedacht Dam WTW *Installation of flow divider sluice gates Wepener, Dewetsdorp and most areas in southern part of Bloemfontein:  Pellesier, Lourierpark, Bloemanda, Phase 2,3,4,5,6,7 and 9, Phelindaba, Bergman, Bloemspruit, Heidedal, Uitsig, Gardenia park, Fauna, Pellesier, Lourierpark, Bloemanda, Phase 2,3,4,5,6,7 and 9, Phelindaba, Bergman, Bloemspruit, Heidedal, Uitsig, Gardenia park, Fauna, Universitas and part of Langenhoven Park  Universitas and part of Langenhoven Park
* Installation of chlorine booster system
* Cleaning of balancing dam
* LCV no. 6 and 7 leakages to install new gaskets
*Remove and replace LCV no 8 and with a distance piece
*Remove and replace scour valves no. 22 and 23

All residents, businesses, schools and consumers in the affected areas are kindly requested to make the necessary arrangements for gathering water for cooking, washing, cleaning, etc for that period.

Water Tankers will be provided as and when required. Mangaung Metro would like to apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused.

Issued by: Qondile Khedama