PNG Power Ltd (PPL) the owner of the dam in a statement advised the public in Port Moresby and parts of Central Province to be serious with electricity and water saving methods.
This due to the decreasing water levels at the Sirinumu Dam reservoir.
“As of Monday February 29, the volume of water at the dam is 99.16 Million Cubic Metres (Mm3), which is 29.14% below full spill level.
The Sirinumu Dam was designed to hold 340 Mm3 of water.
The dam water level has dropped by 1.04 Mm3 in the space of 7 days.