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Work to end Joburg water shutdown progressing as scheduled – Rand Water

By: News24Wire      25th June 2019 Johannesburg’s leading bulk water supplier, Rand Water, says its work on the B11 pipeline shutdown is progressing according to schedule.  "The technical teams worked throughout the night and achieved the set project milestones. The work is on target," spokesperson Justice Mohale said, as the... 

Johannesburg water shutdown: Contingency measures in place

By: African News Agency      21st June 2019 Environment and Infrastructure Services Department on Friday assured residents that during 54-hour Rand Water maintenance shutdown next week water supplies will be available, but some areas may experience low pressure. The City of Johannesburg said Rand Water, which supplies water to... 

Johannesburg Water warns of major supply shutdown

By: African News Agency      19th June 2019 A major water supply shutdown by Rand Water will affect businesses and residences next week. Johannesburg Water said the Monday shutdown will last for 54 hours. "The shutdown is on the B11 pipeline to a 2500mm butterfly valve from Lethabo to Vereeniging pumping stations and will affect Rand Water... 

Joburg warns of 54-hour water cuts due to major Rand Water shutdown

By: African News Agency      18th June 2019 Joburg Water on Tuesday said that Rand Water, which is the main bulk water supplier, was planning a major shutdown that will affect all its reservoirs and towers in terms of water supply for 54 hours from next Monday, 24 June. Nico de Jager, MMC for environment and infrastructure services, said... 

City of Joburg plans to probe massive development built on petrol pipeline in Glenvista

By: News24Wire      6th June 2019 The City of Joburg is expected to launch an investigation into the construction of a residential development by Balwin Properties and one of the major issues is a petrol pipe that runs underneath the development. The investigation relates to the Alinta complex in Glenvista, which officials and... 

Rand Water to cut water supply to two municipalities over unsettled debt

By: News24Wire      31st May 2019 Two municipalities in Mpumalanga that breached their contracts to pay bills owing to Rand Water will have their water cut down to a trickle. This will be the second time in six months that residents of the Govan Mbeki municipality, which serves towns like Secunda, Bethal, Embalenhle and... 

Gauteng metros hit by water restrictions due to declining reservoir levels

By: African News Agency      24th May 2019 Rand Water on Friday morning started the process of reducing flow to the three metros, Johannesburg, Tshwane and Ekurhuleni as a result of declining levels in Gauteng reservoirs. In a statement, Rand Water said these reductions were as a consequence of higher than normal demand resulting in... 

Major 54-hour Rand Water shutdown 'postponed until further notice'

By: News24Wire      29th April 2019 A planned 54-hour shutdown by Rand Water that would have been with effect from Monday has been postponed until further notice.  A Rand Water spokesperson confirmed the postponement to News24 on Monday. In an earlier statement, Johannesburg Water advised all residents of the City of Johannesburg... 

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