The situation is worsened by the water restrictions the town is under. That includes halving the amount of free water allowed per household.
Knysna Municipality: “There is currently no water on Crest and Parade street in Hornlee. Our technical services team is currently out investigating the matter and a water truck will be making it’s rounds.
There has also been a pipe burst in Emu Crescent Knysna Heads, our technical services team is there too trying to fix the break. We thank community members for your patience and apologize for any inconvenience caused.”
Update: Knysna’s water woes continues. A third suburb is now affected.Knysna Municipality has stated that, “Eastford Country Estate is currently without water. Our technical services’ technicians are attending to the matter and a water truck will be making it’s rounds.”