Dec 9, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Joburg water systems improve after massive planned interruption

Water levels in Johannesburg continue to improve after a planned Rand Water disruption ended on Saturday.

According to a statement by Joburg Water on Sunday, the affected water systems have improved significantly and are continuing to recover.

It is said that the expected improvements in reservoir levels should continue over the course of Sunday and should return to normal within the next 72 hours.

The supply to the Eikenhof pumping station is at full capacity at 1,200 Megaliters with a continuous increase of 2,500 kiloliters per hour into the Commando system.

The increased flow continues to help build capacity in the Brixton, Hursthill, Crosby reservoirs while building capacity in the Brixton, Hursthill, Crosby reservoirs.

All other reservoirs and towers that were affected during the Rand Water failure have recovered and are supplying areas of normal capacity.

The alternative Wass he supply focuses on the Hursthill supply zone, the ne. has been badly affected.

Mobile water tankers deliver water in the following areas:

  • Newclare
  • Westbury
  • Claremont
  • Coronationville
  • Sophiatown
  • Westdene

Customers are encouraged to continue to reduce consumption as much as possible in order to recover from the system.