About 200 homes in Hairini will be out of water until 7pm this evening.
A Tauranga City Council spokesman said complications to a scheduled water shutdown that was supposed to end at 4pm have meant that the shutdown needs to be extended.
Residents can collect fresh water from a water tanker that is parked between numbers 20 - 30 Haukore Street.
The shutdown was for scheduled maintainance. Properties affected are:
• 1 to 17 Hairini Street,
• 4 to 6 Hairini Street,
• All of Haukore Street,
• All of Wickham Place,
• All of Tuamata Place,
• All of Tamahika Street