The Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company has announced that there will be an interruption of supply in most parts of the city from September 18-24.
According to a joint statement by LWSC and the Millenuim Challenge Corporation (MCC), this is to pave way for rehabilitation works at the Lolanda Water Treatment Plant in Kafue.
They stated that the rehabilitation works were part of the US$355 million Lusaka Water Supply, Sanitation and Drainage Project funded by the US government through MCC.
It stated that once completed, the water treatment plant would be restored to its original capacity and provide a more reliable supply service to the capital city.
Residential areas to be affected include Kabulonga, Kalingalinga, Hellen Kaunda, Chudleigh, Chainama, Chelston, PHI, Kaunda Square, Handsworth, Jesmondine, parts of Kalundu, Sunningdale, Mtendere, parts of Avondale, Kamwala South, Lilayi Housing, John Laign, Kuku, Chilenje, Chilenje South, Libala, Kabwata, Kamwala, UTH area, Woodlands, Chalala, Woodlands Extension, parts of Nyumba Yanga, Industrial area, city centre area, Villa Elizabeth, Emmasdale, Matero, Mandevu, Kabanana and Chipata compound.
“Customers are therefore advised to store sufficient water for use for the five-day period as supply will be intermittent,” read the statement.