CAIRO: The public Giza Company for Water and Waste announced Thursday there will be a water cut for eight hours in 11 areas in Giza due to maintenance work at the company, Youm7 reported.
There will be no water from 4 p.m. until midnight in the following districts: Haram and Faisal Streets, Talbiya, Hadabet al-Ahram, Eskan al-Zobat, Kafr Tohormos, Manshiet Bakary and Kafr Ghataty, as well as areas near the Cairo-Fayoum and Cairo-Alexandria Desert Roads.
Meanwhile, the water company in Minya announced a similar measure to take place in the city of Gharb Saturday for 10 hours, running from 8 p.m. until 7 a.m. Sunday.
In both cases, the water companies said there will be water vehicles on patrol to provide water for free in emergency cases, Youm7 added.
Additional reporting by Hassan Abdul Ghaffar and Inas el-Banna.