Despite stage 2 water restrictions, Joburg residents are still not complying

2019-11-01 18:35

Areas identified with high water demand includes Midrand, Johannesburg Central and South, Soweto, Orange Farm, Ennerdale, and Lenasia.

Mpumalanga municipality misses deadline to pay Rand Water R111m

2019-10-03 09:07

The Victor Khanye Local Municipality in Mpumalanga, which provides services to Delmas, Sundra, Eloff and Rietkol, has missed its deadline for the payment of R111m in outstanding debt to Rand Water.

Rand Water wraps up its planned 54-hour maintenance

2019-06-26 15:56

The City of Johannesburg says residents can officially breathe a sigh of relief as Rand Water wraps up its 54-hour maintenance.

54-hour shutdown looming, Joburg Water warns residents

2019-06-18 16:40

Johannesburg residents will be with limited water for two days from next Wednesday, Joburg Water has advised.

Major 54-hour Rand Water shutdown 'postponed until further notice'

2019-04-29 12:38

A planned 54-hour shutdown by Rand Water that would have been with effect from Monday has been postponed until further notice.

Municipality dumps Rand Water, ending R24m monthly bill

2019-02-05 17:05

A municipality in Mpumalanga has ended its contract with the Rand Water Board, opting to sort itself out instead – at a fraction of the cost.

OVERVIEW: Joburg water shutdown - 'ETR is now 8pm'

2018-08-28 10:39

Many suburbs of Johannesburg and surrounding areas are without water following an explosion at the Rand Water Eikenhof pumping station on Monday.

Emfuleni water cuts likely to send businesses, residents into a panic, says municipality

2018-04-12 18:23

Emfuleni municipality says it is paying its current account as agreed, however, it is battling to maintain its historical debt of R419m.

Gauteng's water supplier just reported almost R2 billion in profit, even as its staff costs spiked

2018-04-09 12:10

Rand Water's net income increased thanks to a 10.2% increase in its drinking-water tariff for the likes of Johannesburg and Pretoria.

Rand Water cuts Bushbuckridge water level by 20% over massive debt

2017-08-30 14:03

Water supply to Bushbuckridge Local Municipality has been reduced by 20% over a whopping R200m debt owed to Rand Water.


Laudium in 'crisis' after three days without water

2019-10-26 14:33

The Pretoria community has been without water since late on Wednesday, with no indication of when the taps will run again.

Water utility plans to reduce water pressure of 3 municipalities who are in arrears

2019-09-26 22:16

Three municipalities, which owe Rand Water hundreds of millions of rand, will have reduced water pressure if they fail to pay by October 1, the water utility announced on Thursday.

'No need to panic' - City of Joburg assures residents ahead of planned water interruption

2019-06-21 14:38

The City of Johannesburg has urged residents not to panic ahead of 54-hour planned service interruption from Rand Water.

Rand Water hits three Gauteng metros with water restrictions

2019-05-24 20:01

High water consumption has resulted in restrictions applied in three Gauteng metros.

Bulk water supply stable despite load shedding – Rand Water

2019-03-20 18:34

Rand Water says its bulk water supply remains stable despite ongoing load shedding.

WATCH: Jo'burg without water - here's what you can do

Here are five useful tips to combat Johannesburg's recent water outage. A power outage caused by a fire at the Eikenhoff pump station has resulted in large parts of Johannesburg being without water. Watch.

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Impact of microplastics in Gauteng, North West water unknown – Rand Water

2018-07-26 17:41

Rand Water says it has been monitoring global trends and findings around microplastics in water.

Rand Water threatens to cut water to Emfuleni municipality over R419m debt

2018-04-11 15:05

Rand Water says it will once again reduce the bulk water supply to the Emfuleni Local Municipality after it failed to reach a settlement on the payment of a R419m debt.

Disgruntled mayor barricades Rand Water gates demanding water for residents

2018-01-09 11:45

Frustrated Emfuleni mayor Jacob Khawe has barricaded the gates of Rand Water's Glenvista head office in Emfuleni, Vereeniging following the interruption of water supplies, due to debt to the water board.

War on Leaks: Combatting unemployment and water wastage

The War on Leaks programme was launched in 2015 as an initiative to help combat youth unemployment and water wasted due to leakages.

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