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Eskom intensifies interruptions to Dikgatlong Local Municipality
MONDAY, 4 JUNE 2018: After seven days of scheduled supply interruptions, Dikgatlong Local Municipality has not reached a payment agreement with Eskom.  As a result, supply interruptions will be intensified from tomorrow, 5 June 2018. 
 
Scheduled supply interruptions were implemented on 29 May 2018 due to Dikgatlong Local Municipality’s failure to honour its Eskom account for the bulk supply of electricity.  Consumers in Barkly West, Delportshoop and Longlands are affected by the interruptions. 
 
The interruptions are effected based on the schedule below.  Week 2 times will be implemented from tomorrow, 5 June 2018.  If no agreement is reached by Monday, 10 June, a daily 14 hour interruption will be executed.  
 
Week 1 (29 May 2018 – 4 June 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 (5 June 2018 – 11 June 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 (12 June 2018 until payment agreement is reached)
Monday to Friday
Saturday and Sunday
06:00 – 20:00
06:00 – 20:00
 
 
Negotiations between Eskom and Dikgatlong Local Municipality continue. 
 
For more information and updates, customers can contact the Eskom Contact Centre on 08600 ESKOM (08600 37566).
 
 
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