Flooding stopped at Johannesburg hospital

2012-11-09 16:06

Johannesburg - Flooding caused by a faulty valve at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital was stopped on Friday, the Gauteng health department said.

The flooding happened on Friday morning and was immediately reported to the department of infrastructure development (DID), the department said in a statement.

"Officials from DID, with the assistance of the hospital cleaners, are currently on site cleaning and drying up the area that was affected by the flooding."

No major disruptions were reported and patient care was not compromised by the flood, the department said.