Biggest repair ever on main supply line leaves Northern suburbs water less


1038 days ago

Water supply to northern Johannesburg suburbs should be restored between 12 and 2pm on Wednesday.
This after the biggest repair ever to the mainline that runs into Sandton was undertaken.
Residents in the affected suburbs have been without water for almost two days.

After fixing five leaks the 6th was 35 metres deep underground, covered by a landfill that was allowed to develop on top of this line.

Nico De Jager, Mayco member and councilor

For engineers this is massive, but not so good for residents. We're hoping to restore water supply between 12 and 2pm today.

Nico De Jager, Mayco member and councilor

De Jager warned residents not to leave their taps open as this causes strain on the system. Listen here for more...

This article first appeared on 702 : Biggest repair ever on main supply line leaves Northern suburbs water less

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