Major burst on the line supplying Linksfield Reservoir

Media statement

30 September 2019

Major burst on the line supplying Linksfield Reservoir

Residents of the below areas are advised of the burst on the mainline feeding the Linksfield Reservoir. We have closed and the repairs have commenced and we don’t have estimated time of completion at this stage. Residents are urged to please use water sparingly Areas feeding on the reservoir will start experiencing low water pressure as reservoir levels drop.

Water tankers can be found at the following points:

1. Highlands North: BalfourPark
2. Mountain view: Terrace Road and corner Hope road
3. Savvoy: Savvoy shopping centre
4. Linksfield: Linksfield Netcare, Linksfield Square
5. Gresswold: Linksfield Primary School
6. Sydenham: Spar, Hoy Park ( corner 12th avenue and Sheldon street)
7. Orange Grove: Corner 12th and Louis Botha ( BP garage)

The following areas will be affected:

• VICTORIA EXT.3
• LINKSFIELD EXT. 3
• LINKSFIELD NORTH EXT.1
• ROUXVILLE EXT.1
• HIGHLANDS NORTH EXT.2,3,4, 6,9
• SANDRINGHAM EXT.2,3
• PERCELIA ESTATE EXT.1, 2
• FAIRMOUNT
• TALBOTON
• ROUXVILLE
• FAIRMOUNT RIDGE
• GLENSAN
• FAIRMOUNT EXT.2
• DUNHILL
• HAWKINS ESTATE EXT.1
• CHELTONDALE EXT.2
• SUNNINGDALE EXT.3
• RAUMARAIS PARK
• LINKSFIELD NORTH
• GLENHAZEL EXT.2,3,4,5,6
• HAWKINS ESTATE
• FAIRVALE EXT.2
• RAEDENE ESTATE EXT.1
• FAIRMOUNT RIDGE EXT.1
• GRESSWOLD
• FORBESDALE
• HIGHLANDS NORTH
• FELLSIDE
• FAIRWOOD
• BRAMLEY EXT.1
• BRAMLEY PARK
• ALEXANDRA EXT.32
• RAEDENE ESTATE
• ABBOTSFORD
• THE GARDENS
• VICTORIA EXT.1,2
• LINKSFIELD EXT.5
• VICTORIA
• ORANGE GROVE
• OAKLANDS
• MELROSE NORTH
• MARYVALE
• GLENKAY
• CHELTONDALE EXT.1
• CHELTONDALE
• LINKSFIELD
• NORWOOD
• SANDRINGHAM
• ORCHARDS
• SYDENHAM
• BAGLEYSTON
• WAVERLEY EXT.2
• CHELTONDALE EXT.3
• HOUGHTON ESTATE
• FAIRVALE EXT.1
• BRAMLEY
• WAVERLEY EXT.1,3
• SAVOY ESTATE
• KEW

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Cllr Nico de Jager
MMC: Environment and Infrastructure Services Department
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E : NicoDe@joburg.org.za

Mr Isaac Dhludhlu
Manager: Marketing and Communications
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