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Eskom to intensify scheduled bulk supply interruptions to Tokologo Local Municipality
MONDAY, 26 FEBRUARY 2018: Tokologo Local Municipality’s scheduled interruptions due to non-payment of its Eskom account will enter its second week on Wednesday, 28 February, and will therefore be extended by two hours per day. 
 
Scheduled supply interruptions commenced on 21 February 2018 due to the Municipality’s failure to honour its Eskom debt totalling R36 464 659.52 as at 31 January 2018.  Hertzogville, Boshof, Dealesville and Seretse are impacted. 
 
“Unfortunately no satisfactory agreement has been reached with the Tokologo Local Municipality.  We hope that the Municipality will make the payments required to halt the interruption before we proceed to the third week which entail a daily 14 hour long interruption,” says Bedir. 
 
Eskom urges all electricity consumers in the affected towns to make sufficient arrangements to limit personal and business loss and to ensure that effective contingency measures are in place to prevent serious injury or loss of life that might result from the scheduled interruptions. 
 
Temporary scheduled interruption of Tokologo is effected at the following times:
 
Week 1 (21 February 2018 – 27 February 2018)
Monday to Friday
Saturday and Sunday
06:00 – 08:00
08:30 – 11:00
17:00 – 19:30
15:00 – 17:30
Week 2 (28 February – 6 March 2018)
Monday to Friday
Saturday and Sunday
06:00 – 09:00
08:30 – 12:00
17:00 – 20:30
15:00 – 19:00
Week 3 (7 March 2018 until agreement is reached)
Monday to Friday
Saturday and Sunday
06:00 – 20:00
06:00 – 20:00
 
 
Notwithstanding the above proposed indicative times for the interruption of electricity supply, Eskom may, upon 15 calendar days’ notice, serve the right to disconnect electricity entirely and indefinitely should the electricity debt situation not improve.
 
For more information and updates, customers can contact the Eskom Contact Centre on 08600 ESKOM (08600 37566).
 
 
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