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Drought forces nightly water lock-off for Corporate Area

Published:Wednesday | February 6, 2013 | 6:07 PM

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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