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Temporary Water Supply Restoration Strategy


Further to a City of Bulawayo Advert of the 15th August 2020 that Council is temporarily suspending the 144-hour sheddingprogramme until the system normalizes.

The Water supply restoration programme for Monday, 17th August 2020 to Tuesday, 18th August 2020 will be as follows:

Water will be restored starting with high lying areas in the Criterion &Magwegwe reservoirs zones.

All Eastern residential areas will remain closed.

Areas serviced by the Area Reservoir Comment
Nkulumane, Nketa, Sizinda, Tshabalala, Bellevue, Newton West, West Somerton CRITERION Water Supplies Off
Emganwini, Pumula, Nketa 9 Water Supplies Opened today at 1700hrs
Cowdray Park, Emakhandeni, Gwabalanda, Maplanka MAGWEGWE Water Supplies Off
Luveve,Magwegwe, Njube,Entumbane, Mpopoma, Lobengula,Mabutweni,Iminyela, Pelandaba, Matshobane Water Supplies opened at 17:00hrs except suburbs highlighted in RED
Lochview, Sunninghill, Marlands, Glencoe, Riverside, Waterford, Manningdale, Willsgrove, Buenavista, Douglasdale, TULI Water Supplies Off
Esigodini, Imbizo Barracks, Fortunes gate, Selbourne Park, Matsheumhlope, Parklands, Khumalo, Queenspark, Suburbs, Mahatshula, Woodville, Kingsdale Water Supplies Off
Harrisville, Jungle, Trenance, Richmond, Sauerstown, Neqi RIFLE RANGE Water Supplies Off
Barbourfields, Mzilikazi, Nguboyenja, Makokoba Water Supplies Off
Hillside South, South Riding, Fourwinds, Hillside, Northend, Tegela, Romney Park, Paddonhurst, 6J Water Supplies Off
Sunnyside, Morningside, Rowena, Montrose, Southwold, Greenhill, Barham Green, Kenilworth, Ilanda, Burnside HILLSIDE Water Supplies Off
Mbalabala Barracks, Mzinyathini Irrigation Scheme RAW WATER Water Supplies Off
Industry, Mines & CBD Water Supplies Open

The City of Bulawayo would like to advise that the high lying areas will receive water supplies for a shorter period as a temporary relief as we continue try and stabilize the system.

Meanwhile, Industry, Mines, and the Central Business District remain exempted from shedding.

Bulawayo City Council wishes to apologise to its valued consumers for the inconvenience likely to be caused.

Advert Number:


Date: Monday, 17 August 2020

  • Call Centre Contacts:
  • (09) 71290 - All Networks
  • callcentre@citybyo.co.zw
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  • 993, 994 , (09) 71717
  • 08080081 - Econ toll free