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03/11/2016: Daily water supply system status updates: Thursday, 03 November 2016 (Afternoon)
04 November 2016
Water supply status update by exception (i.e. areas affected due to supply constraint and not service interruption from occasional pipe burst): supply across the City of Johannesburg is normal, with reservoir levels across the city in a satisfactory position.

Unplanned interruptions

Lenasia High Level Reservoir

• Is currently running low due to consumption exceeding supply.

• We advise residents to reduce consumption to avoid serious water shortages.

• Affected areas: Zakariyya Park and Lenasia

Corrine Moore Reservoir

• Is currently running low due to consumption exceeding supply.

• We advise residents to reduce consumption to avoid serious water shortages.

• Affected areas: Fairlands, Northcliff and Ext's, Berario and Black Heath

Alexander Park Reservoir

• Is currently running low due to consumption exceeding supply.

• We advise residents to reduce consumption to avoid serious water shortages.

• Affected areas: Kensington & Exts,Malvern,Heriotdale & Exts,Cleveland & Exts,Benrose & Exts,Bruma,Bezuidenhout,Jeppestown south,Dewetshof, Wychwood & Exts

Planned interruptions

1. Suburb: Norwood; Orange Grove; Orchards; Maryvale

Streets: All streets

Start Date: 07 November 2016

Time: 08h00am – 16:00pm

Restoration: 16:00pm-18:00pm

Reason: Dummy-run

Impact on customers: No water

2. Suburb: Hurlingham

Streets: All streets

Start Date: 09 November 2016

Time: 09h00am – 18:00pm

Restoration: 16:00pm-18:00pm

Reason: Tie- in

Impact on customers: No water

Residents are reminded that level-2 water restrictions are still in place and must be adhered to.

Level-2 water restrictions according to section 44 (3) of the Water Services Bylaw states that all consumers are forthwith compelled:

a) Not to water and irrigate their gardens from 06:00 and 18:00 every day;

b) Only hand held hosepipes or bucket/watering cans are allowed outside these hours.

Note that this is an additional requirement;

c) Not to fill their swimming pools with municipal water; and

d) Not to use hosepipes to wash their cars, paved areas, etc.

Water saving tips

• Don't leave taps dripping;

• Take shallow baths; and

• Use bathwater or grey-water to water the garden.

We urge consumers to remain active partners in reducing the amount of water used in the City of Johannesburg, and to report any form of vandalism and theft of water infrastructure to 0800 00 25 87.

Residents are encouraged to subscribe on our website, to our SMS notification service for alerts on planned or unplanned service interruptions. More information can be obtained on twitter: @jhbwater; facebook: Johannesburg Water and our website www.johannesburgwater.co.za.

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