No water in parts of Johannesburg

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Residents living on a piece of land in Attridgeville claim they've been without water for more five years, despite promises by government to provide a proper infrastructure.

Residents living on a piece of land in Attridgeville claim they've been without water for more five years, despite promises by government to provide a proper infrastructure.

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Residents living on a piece of land in Attridgeville claim they've been without water for more five years, despite promises by government to provide a proper infrastructure.

Residents living on a piece of land in Attridgeville claim they've been without water for more five years, despite promises by government to provide a proper infrastructure.

JOHANNESBURG – Gauteng residents have been warned to reduce their water consumption as parts of the province have run dry.

Businesses and residents have been urged to use water sparingly as some areas have run out of water.

Large parts of the country are in the midst of a heatwave and coupled with a long-standing drought, water supply is under severe strain.

Areas in Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni affected by water shortages:

  • Dawnview
  • Gerdview
  • Marlands
  • Germiston CBD
  • Elsburg
  • Lambton
  • Fishers Hill
  • Wadeville
  • Bedfordview
  • Primrose Hill
  • Sunny Rock
  • Melville
  • Auckland Park
  • Brixton
  • Milpark
  • Emmarentia
  • Greenside

These areas are expected to be without water for a few days.

The municipality has made water tankers available in some areas. It says residents can also fetch water supplies at Howe Circle, Van Buuren Road in Bedfordview and Essexworld, among other sites.

You can visit enca.com for a full list of affected areas in Ekurhuleni and places you can find water tankers.