According to the Polokwane Municipality, areas in the city started receiving water last night.
Residents met with the Polokwane Municipality at the Serala Park Church earlier this evening in what turned out to be a heated meeting
It is expected that after this shutdown, water supply to Polokwane will improve as there will no longer be constant breakdowns at the Olifantspoort plant.
The estimated cost of upgrades for the Lepelle Northern Water system to pipe water to Polokwane and the Capricorn District Municipality currently stands at a staggering R11,8 billion.
The Municipality says the Olifantspoort plant is still running at low capacity due to challenges with the second pump at pump station three.
Lepelle Northern Water is concluding the construction of a bypass line at Specon to ensure that there are no disruptions to Polokwane whilst installing a new line.
Technicians are on site to repair a power line that was hit by lightening
Motorists are advised to use alternative routes
All areas of supply are affected, says the Polokwane Municipality
High catchment areas in parts of Seshego and the city are currently experiencing water shortages
The municipality in conjunction with Energy FM launched a competition where youngsters from around the city could enter poems or a rap that tell people about Polokwane and what it stands for