Water Restrictions in the City of Johannesburg

17 March 2021
Media Statement

Water Restrictions in the City of Johannesburg

Rand Water has indicated that their distribution network is currently under severe pressure whereby the water demand consistently exceeds the water supply.  The water Entity requested Johannesburg Water to implement their water restrictions to prevent a situation where both supply systems collapse and Johannesburg Water has responded by restricting many of its reservoirs by between 20 – 45%.

Some areas fed from the reservoirs below that have been restricted will experience low pressure to no water and some will not be affected at all.

Alternative water supply will be rolled out to areas that get affected due to these restrictions and tanker supply will be rolled out as and when required.

Johannesburg Water reservoirs restricted are: 

  • Rem Allandale
  • President Park Reservoir No2
  • Halfway House South
  • Diepsloot Town
  • Abbatoir & Market
  • Sandton No1 and Sandton No2
  • Malvern East
  • North East Areas
  • Linksfield Ridge Reservoir
  • Inferential
  • Meadowlands Res North and Meadowlands Res South
  • Braamfischerville Ext 12 and Braamfischer
  • Roodepoort Deep Township
  • Protea Glen
  • Hursthill
  • Orlando Power Station
  • Diepkloof Reservoir
  • Whiteridge North Ridge
  • Doornkop North
  • Corriemoor Reservoir
  • Chiawelo Reservoir
  • Zondi Reservoir
  • Doornkop Reservoir
  • Power Park
  • Grobler Park Reservoir
  • Fleurhof
  • Florida North
  • Lenasia Township

Water tanks for residents getting a feed from Fleurhof reservoir  will be placed in the following points:

  • Fleurhof:  5 tanks to be placed, Florida North: 1 tank to be placed
  • Helpmekaar cnr Smelt
  • Buttercup cnr Halite
  • Cosmos cnr Malacite
  • Hyacinth cnr Beryl ave next to Future life school
  • Fever tree cnr Turte Head str next to the flats
  • Bertha str,  Florida North

We plead with all residents of the city of Johannesburg to use water sparingly and residents report all service interruptions through the call centre and on social media.

An updated list of water tankers will be published on our social media pages and when they are dispatched.