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Rand Water Restricts Johannesburg Water Meters
08 October 2018

We are experiencing high water demand from certain parts of the City of Johannesburg. Rand Water is restricting water supply in some areas mainly due to high demand.

We appeal to all to use water sparingly and to remind them that level one water restrictions are still in place. Currently ,the Randjesfontein reservoir and tower is affected by the restriction of supply by Rand Water. There are 2 water tankers in the area to supply emergency water in Bally James and Duff street.

Watering of gardens is not allowed between 6am and 6pm in summer months (1 Sept to 31 March) and furthermore, it is not allowed to wash paved areas and driveway using hose pipes.

South Africa is a water scarce country and at all times residents are reminded to conserve water by practicing the following water saving tips:

  • Do not leave taps dripping.

  • Wash your car on the grass. This will water your lawn at the same time.

  • Use a watering-can instead of a hose pipe.

  • Shorten your showering time.

  • Use a glass of water to rinse when brushing your teeth.

Take shallow baths. Avoid filling your bath to a depth greater than 100mm.

Residents are also urged to continue to report all burst pipes, leaking water meters, open hydrants to:

011 375 5555
SMS 082 653 2143 or
@Jhbwater- Twitter
Johannesburg Water- Facebook

Johannesburg Water is committed to provide a sustainable water and sanitation supply to all residents of the City. Water restrictions will be enforced by fines to consumers who contravened the Water Services By-law and consumers are urged to report non-compliance to the JMPD 24/7 hotline on 011 758 9650.


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