Koeberg Sirens Set to Sound in Safety Test

Heads Up for Residents: Koeberg’s Loud Drill

Residents in and around Koeberg are in for a loud test this Tuesday. The Koeberg Nuclear Power Station has scheduled a full-volume siren test as part of its emergency preparedness.

What to Expect:

  • Test Time: Between 10:00 and 12:00, Tuesday, 5 March 2024.
  • Areas Affected: Atlantis, Duynefontein, Melkbosstrand, Van Riebeeckstrand, Philadelphia, Bloubergstrand, Bloubergrandt, West Beach, Sunningdale, Parklands, Robben Island and the farms surrounding Koeberg Nuclear Power Station.

Why It Matters:

  • Safety First: These sirens are crucial for the Koeberg Emergency Plan, ensuring readiness in case of an emergency.

Possible Re-tests:

  • Maintenance Checks: Sirens may undergo additional testing on 6 and 7 March for maintenance.

Stay Informed:

  • Questions or Concerns? Eskom encourages residents to reach out at +27 21 550 4600 /+27 21 550 4911 for more details or to report siren issues.

Residents’ cooperation and understanding during this critical safety exercise are highly valued. Stay alert, and rest assured, it’s just a test!

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