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*UPDATE POWER OUTAGES: Strong wind resulted power outages

UPDATE POWER OUTAGES: Strong wind resulted in power outages
Issued George Municipality, 18 May 2022 at 17h00

It will take electricians several hours to restore power to certain areas due to power lines that broke and vegetation and trees that got entangled in the lines.
Strong winds have caused several high and low voltage power outages in George area. Our electricians are working non-stop to get the power-up and running again.
High voltage faults occurred in the below areas and might take several hours this evening still to restore and no ETR can be given currently
• Wilderness Heights
• Pinedew, Wilderness East
• Hoekwil
• Saasveld area including Nelson Mandela University and farming areas

These High voltage areas have been restored:
• Modderrivier
• Geelhoutboom
• Thembalethu – Zone 6, Silvertown and Asazani
• Airport Line

Low voltage issues at:
• Boom Street, Denneoord

STRONG WINDS to continue on the Garden Route until tonight at 20h00. Please be mindful of possible associated hazards including the breaking of branches, debris blowing around.
The Electrotech Customer Call Centre will remain open tonight until 20h00 for the reporting of power outages to the following landline numbers –
044 801 9222
044 801 9202

Or Make use of the New WhatsApp Number 067 350 3295 – Available Wednesday 18 May until 20h00