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LOAD REDUCTION - GAUTENG
Saturday, 1 August 2020: Eskom is implementing load reduction from 17:00 – 22:00 to avoid network overloading in high density areas.
 
Below is a list of affected areas:
Main area
Sub areas
Soweto
Bram Fischerville, Dobsonville, Dobsonville Gardens, Doornkop, Dube, Emdeni, Jabulani, Mmesi Park, Mofolo North, Moletsane, Naledi, Tladi, Zola and Zondi.
Vaal
De Deur/Walkerville, Lakeside Estates, Lakeside, Golden Gardens, Johandeo AH, Sebokeng Zones 10,11,12,13,14,16,17 & 19.
 
During the load reduction implementation, customers are urged to switch off all their electrical appliances to avoid power surges when power returns.  Failure to do so may lead to transformer trips or failures, and damages to household appliances when supply is restored. 
 
Please do not log a fault during this period. 
 
Communities are encouraged to report meter bypasses, illegal connections and vandalism of the electricity infrastructure on the Eskom Crime-Line number: 0800 11 27 22.
 
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