[gauteng] - City says unplanned power outages in Roodepoort should be fixed by Friday

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DURBAN - Unplanned power outages are taking place in some areas of Roodepoort, including Weltervreden Park and Radiokop, but should be sorted out by Friday.

"In one instance power supply was interrupted following damage to a cable caused by Rand Water contractors excavating in the area. This has led to areas such as Weltevreden Park, Davon Valley and the surrounding areas without electricity since Wednesday night," said city Power spokesman Isaac Mangena.

Mangena said City Power technicians were in the area working on the problem.

"The delay was caused by the fact that the cable fault was located in an unsafe area underground, which took long to reach....

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