The DA says Rand Water has caused a humanitarian crisis in Gauteng and they should be held accountable for it.
The DA in Gauteng has fought for the basic human rights of the vulnerable residents of Emfuleni who are desperate for water.
Johannesburg water reservoirs and towers are currently critically low to empty following Tuesday night’s thunderstorm.
The devastation from Tuesday night, according to the Gauteng Department of Health, had an effect on some Gauteng hospitals.
KwaZulu-Natal municipalities are given 12 months to fix the water system, the instruction was given to them by SAHRC.
Johannesburg Water is providing stationary tanks and roaming trucks for the Midrand system, stationed at the following areas:
The City of Ekurhuleni claims to be actively resolving ongoing water supply issues especially where low storage levels are affecting supply.
Johannesburg several reservoirs have low water levels due to unsustainable demand, leaving some areas of the city without water.
Rand Water’s Eikenhof System which is under severe strain has had a major effect on the supply of water in parts of the city.
The City of Ekurhuleni says it will continue to provide roving water tankers to the affected areas until the water supply normalises.
Water and Sanitation Deputy Minister, David Mahlobo gives an order to Rand Water and the City of Tshwane over water problems.
Under Level 1 water restriction, Johannesbug Water says the watering of gardens is prohibited between 6am and 6pm.
Some suburbs supplied by Johannesburg Water are experiencing a critically poor water supply in Johannesburg, HERE’S WHY:
The DA claims the municipality is paying contractors millions for water tankers, yet residents do not have access to water.
Johannesburg Water has indicated that its technical teams have completed repairs and water has been opened in Craigavon fed areas.
In the interim, Johannesburg Water said it is providing alternative water supply in the form of water tankers to critical areas.
Joburg Water has announced an emergency shutdown which will affect a number of suburbs in the City of Gold.
Parts of Johannesburg will be kicking off the month of August with dry taps after Joburg Water announced a planned shutdown.
Johannesburg Water has urged customers to refrain from watering gardens, filling up swimming pools, and using hose pipes to wash cars.
Johannesburg Water is providing tankers in critical areas like hospitals, clinics and police stations amid the Rand Water shutdown.
Watch news in a minute for a summary of Johannesburg Water warned residents that there will be a 58-hour planned water supply shutdown.