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Drought forces nightly water lock-off for Corporate Area

Published: Wednesday February 6, 2013 | 6:07 pm Comments 0

The National Water Commission (NWC) says it will be imposing nightly restrictions at the Constant Spring Water Supply System, which serves a significant percentage of the Corporate Area population.

According to the NWC, the Constant Spring Water Supply facility will be shut down 10 o'clock nightly and operations are to resume at 4 o'clock each morning.

The NWC says this planned downtime in operation has become necessary as inflows from the Hermitage Dam raw water system continues to drop by as much as 1.5 million gallons a day.

Areas that will be affected include:

Constant Spring and all roads leading off
Constant Spring Gardens
Cherry Gardens
Sections of Havendale
Half Way Tree
Half Way Tree Road and all roads leading off
Manor Park
Graham Heights
White Hall Gardens
Red Hills Road
Riva Ridge
Eastwood Park Gardens
Stillwell Road
Mannings Hill
Lower Jacks Hill
Sections of Millsborough

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