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17 Dec 2019 | 12:31 AM UTC

Egypt: Water supply cuts scheduled in Cairo December 17

Water company announces scheduled supply cuts in Cairo on December 17; take appropriate measures

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Event

A water supply company in Cairo announced on Monday, December 16, that it will temporarily cut its water supply to areas in Cairo on Tuesday, December 17, due to maintenance works. From 10:00 to 18:00 (local time), the company will cease water supplies to Dar al-Saadi (Zaitoun), Almaza Square and its surroundings, al-Hijaz Street and its surroundings, the area behind al-Nasr Club, Salah al-Din Square and its surroundings, some streets branching from Abu Bakr al-Siddiq Street, and the Heliopolis area. Further residual disruption cannot be ruled out.

Advice

Individuals in Cairo are advised to conserve water, stock up on bottled water, keep abreast of the situation via local media outlets, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities (e.g. water rationing measures).