Residents warned to to keep their taps closed during the day.
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Thousands of Mdantsane residents will be without water on Wednesday as Buffalo City Metro will be conducting  planned maintenance on its reservoir outlet valves.

The maintenance will affect residents from NU4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and NU12 between 8am and 5pm. BCM city manager Andile Sihlahla has issued a warning that all affected residents are urged to keep their taps closed during the day "as water may return anytime without any warning".

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