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No Hot Water for 36 Hours in August

By Yelena

Photo: Hafnarfjörður.

Much of Iceland’s capital area will be without hot water for 38 hours between August 19 and August 21. This is due to the connection of a new water pipe. The areas affected are Hafnarfjörður, Garðabær, Kópavogur, Álftanes, Norðlingaholt and Breiðholt.

Water will be shut off on the evening of Monday, August 19 and will be turned on again at noon on Wednesday, August 21. Residents are recommended to keep their windows closed to retain heat during this time. They are also reminded to keep taps water shut off to avoid damage when the water returns.

Water provider Veitur notes that when waters is restored, leaks may occur. Any leaks should be reported immediately so they can be addressed promptly. Once water is restored, water pressure may be low for some time.

More information about the project is available on Veitur’s website.

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