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.
Once alternative sources of water are found or the dams fill up.
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, the Water Utilities Corporation makes an effort to repair them in the shortest possible time.
The non-availability of water due to supply interruptions experienced at the beginning of August 2015 hinders adherence to the water rationing schedule. Once operations have been stabilized WUC will start adhering to the schedule.
The 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, sms 16299 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Toll free number 0800 555 555 or 3992500,sms 16299 or email: email@example.com
Planned water cuts are when the Water Utilities Corporation decides to cut water for various reasons. For example, maintenance of infrastructure or water rationing while unplanned water cuts are cuts that just happen either due to a burst pipe, lack of water, power cuts and others.
Yes, the Water Utilities Corporation uses power to pump, treat and distribute water. For planned interruptions BPC notifies WUC in advance
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