The programme is being reviewed in a bid to stabilize the reservoirs and prevent them from depleting further. It is further being implemented in a bid to raise the raw water reservoir level to a comfortable buffer level of 5.5m.
The current level of 0.76m (14% full) is not safe for the City's high-water demand being experienced.
The City continues to face the following challenges in connection with the water supply situation; limited raw water pumping due to old KSB pumps which are constantly breaking down.
Growing City demand now averaging 155 ML/day against the plant available capacity of 110ML/day.
The inevitable decommissioning of Umzingwane dam, which is currently at 4.85%. It will be decommissioned when the level reaches 4%, which is in less than a week from the 18th of November 2019.
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