Johannesburg Water

 
The state of Joburg’s pipes
The state of Joburg’s pipes
Johannesburg’s infrastructure includes 22 000 manhole covers. To get water to homes, the utility has 117 reservoirs, 31 pump stations and 1 100km...
Spoiler alert: Raw sewage flows through northern Joburg
Spoiler alert: Raw sewage flows through northern Joburg
A sewage crisis is bubbling away in Johannesburg’s north. Used nappies, illegal stormwater connections, old infrastructure and huge new housing...
Protests in Zakariyya Park as water crisis looms
Protests in Zakariyya Park as water crisis looms
Residents of Zakariyya Park in Johannesburg took to the streets on Monday to protest persistent water problems in the area which they say have been...
Jo’burg’s taps might also run dry
Jo’burg’s taps might also run dry
It may be bucketing down, but Gauteng will remain water-insecure until 2025 and it may only be a matter of time until Johannesburg residents face...
Johannesburg Water implements heavy water restrictions, urges residents to be frugal
Johannesburg Water implements heavy water restrictions, urges residents to be frugal
Spring comes with the promise of rain, but after two years of drought there still isn’t enough water to go around.
Why Johannesburg's taps ran dry
Why Johannesburg's taps ran dry
Gauteng's water crisis was its "Fukushima moment". Water officials used the term this week to liken the series of unconnected events involving...
Jo'burg water infrastructure to get R75m upgrade
Jo'burg water infrastructure to get R75m upgrade
Johannesburg's aging water infrastructure and sanitation will get a R75-million facelift, Johannesburg Water said on Monday.
Parts of Bara without water for a week
Parts of Bara without water for a week
Sections of Chris Hani-Baragwanath Hospital in Johannesburg have been without water for nearly a week, the Star reported on Tuesday.

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