Joburg suburbs can expect 2-day water disruption

Cape Town – Several Johannesburg suburbs will have its water supply cut or disrupted for two days later this month, Johannesburg Water (JW) has warned.

The planned water disruption will affect Parktown, Houghton, Melrose and surrounding areas from 07:00 on April 21 till the April 23 at 07:00. This is for the utility to perform infrastructure upgrades.

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JW spokesperson, Eleanor Mavimbela, told Fin24 that the supplier was being cautious in warning customers in case there is a complete disruption.

“There will still be water supplied into the system, but it might be at a reduced rate or no water supply experienced in some of the affected areas on both days,” she said.

Other suburbs that will be affected include: Waverly, Perceli, Highlands North, Fairmount, Talboton, Raedene Estate, Hawkons Estate, Oaklands, The Gardens, Cheltondale, Orchards, Maryvale, Victoria, Norwood, Orange Grove, Houghton Estates, Fellside. Rosebank, Melrose & Melrose Estate, Dunkeld, Parkwood, Parktown North, Saxonwold, Riviera, Houghton Estates.

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