[johannesburg] - Johannesburg Water races to deliver emergency measures after fire at Eikenhoff pump station
Johannesburg Water has placed water tankers at strategic locations across the city to assist residents after a power outage caused by a fire at the Eikenhoff pump station resulted in large parts of Johannesburg being without water.
The fire, which happened on Monday night, affected the pump station which houses a transformer linked to Rand Water.
"This outage will affect the Eikenhoff pump station and cause a water supply disruption that will affect Greater Roodepoort, Randburg, Langlaagte, Southdale and the Soweto Areas," Johannesburg Water Communications manager Isaac Dhludhlu explained in a statement on Tuesday.
"Residents are asked to please use water sparingly during this time, as we do not have turnaround times," Dhludhlu said....
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