Infrastructure Update: Rand Water Suikerbosch purification plant

On Thursday 10 March 2022 Rand Water Suikerbosch purification plant tripped, this negatively impacted on their Palmiet pumping system that feeds their Meyers Hill Reservoir, which supplies the Johannesburg Water South Hills tower. It was reported that pumps were back to their normal operation in the afternoon of the 10th. Rand Water reported on Friday 11 March at 6h30 AM that the plant tripped again which negatively affected their Palmiet pumping system that feeds their Klipriviersberg and Meyers Hill Reservoirs.
The impact has led to a wide spread water interruption into Johannesburg Water’s South Hills Tower, Alexander Reservoir and Linksfield Reservoir. Johannesburg Water endeavors to supply affected areas with mobile tankers as systems recover.
We wish to apologise to customers for the inconvenience caused and an updated list of tankers will be communicated through our social media platforms.

Affected areas by South Hills Tower:
• Bezvalley
• Jeppestown
• Kensignton
• Linmeyer
• Malvern
• South Hills
• Oakdene
• Risana
• Rosettenvile
• Tulisa Park

Affected areas Linksfield Reservoir:
• Sandringham
• Dunhill
• Fairmount Ridge
• Glenhazel
• Linksfields
• Orange Groove
• Sydenham
• Raedene Estate
• Rouxville
• Parts of Bramley
• Parts of Kew
• Gresswold
• Waverly
• Oakland
• Orchards
• Maryvale
• The Gardens
• Hawkins Estate
• Highlands North
• Savoy Estate
• Melrose

The entity urges residents in the Sandton, Midrand and Diepsloot areas to use water sparingly as their services might be impacted.

Enquiries:
Puleng Mopeli – 071 608 6396

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