All the main pipes have been broken in several places as they cross different riverbeds after the recent storm.
A mate of mine who works for the water company furthermore points out that since the reservoirs take quite a while to fill up, and then the local networks even longer, even if Galasa manage to fix the water pipes by tomorrow, it’ll be several hours more until you get it back.
And expect the quality of the water to be worse than ever, as the mud and crud from the bottom of the system is drained out.
So, although this obviously differs depending on where you are, Monday evening to Tuesday morning for water.
Meanwhile, around 8,000 people continue without electricity and 3,000 people without telephone coverage due to downed lines.