The drying up of the Gaborone Dam and Bokaa Dam as well as the reduction in the amount of water Botswana gets from South Africa’s Molatedi Dam.
Pipes burst due to various reasons; operational failure, aged pipes, third party damage or vandalism.
Burst pipes do lose some water. However, once these bursts are identified and the necessary resources are available, Water Utilities Corporation tries to repair them in the shortest possible time.
Water Utilities Corporation sells raw water from its Broadhurst and Bokaa boreholes for non-potable use. The water retails at P4.50 per 1000litres for borehole water and P2.50 per 1000litres for gray water (recycled water from Wastewater Treatment Plant).
Toll free number 0800 555 555 or 3992500
WUC App (Google Play)
The Water Utilities Corporation is not always aware of areas without water, as some supply interruptions are unplanned. Enquiries and supply interruptions should be directed to Contact Center on Toll free number 0800 555 555 or 3992500, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Planned water cuts are when Water Utilities Corporation decides to cut water for reasons such as maintenance of infrastructure or water rationing.
Unplanned water interruptions are interruptions that happen either due to a burst pipe, lack of water, power cuts and others.
Yes, Water Utilities Corporation uses power to pump, treat and distribute water. For planned interruptions BPC notifies WUC in advance
The Water Utilities Corporation Social Media pages, Water Utilities Corporation website www.wuc.bw and the Contact Center 0800 555 555