Eskom Routine Maintenance: 9-hour ‘loadshedding’ hits Orange Farm

Residents in Drieziek 4, Orange Farm Ext 2 and 7b are currently undergoing a 9-hour long blackout as a result of electricity supply interruption due to Eskom’s maintenance on the distribution network.

The outage took effect this morning (Friday, 17 November) at 9am and will end at 6pm.

“The interruption in electricity supply is necessary to perform essential maintenance on our distribution power lines. In the interest of safety, customers are advised to treat all electrical appliances as live at all times during the power supply outage. Eskom would like to thank you for your cooperation, and apologies for any inconvenience that may be cause by this maintenance,” said Eskom in a notice.

The utility has also urged noted that, should circumstances beyond the control of Eskom arise, the planned electricity maintenance may not proceed as communicated.

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