Update: Welders should start welding around 10 tonight. This will take us 8 hours. Thus at this stage we should start opening water 9 tomorrow but remember it’s a big system that need to charge and it will take 24 hours to be back to normal.  

“Major burst of 600mm pipe that affects the supply in Sandton, Alex, Bryanston, Morningside and Linbro Park. JW team are on-site busy excavating to locate the area. It’s quite a complex operation. Residents are urged to use water sparingly, all reservoirs are very low and ETR is unknown. We will update customers during the process.”…

Statement released today by: Johannesburg Water MEDIA STATEMENT: No embargo 01 November 2017 POSSIBLE WATER CONTAMINATION Johannesburg Water would like to advise residents of the area surrounded by the following streets (Boundary & Aureole and Bounday & Spionskop) in the North Riding area as a precautionary measure not to consume or use their tap water…

Johannesburg Water has confirmed a burst pipe on the 600mm main at Talavera. The JW team is on site and have since commenced with isolating the 600mm line to access the damage and the cause of the burst. JW will then begin the process of resourcing the necessary materials for repairs. Affected areas include parts…

Water Update : Sat 15 July 17h45 Visited the site again. Work continues. Pipe was being welded, and cement being prepared to be poured. Even with fast curing cement it will take several hours after pipe has been re-clamped before it can be put under pressure. JHB Water still not prepared to commit to a…