Roodepoort residents will not be affected by this outage

Roodepoort residents will not be affected by water shutdown. Source: Pixabay

The 33-hour water shutdown announced by Johannesburg Water (JW) yesterday (4 September), will not affect Roodepoort residents.

The shutdown will take place on 5 Sepember from 8 am and is due to Rand Water replacing and repairing portions of the main water line. According to JW, residents living within the reservoir zone may be affected six hours after the shutdown commences, and customers living withing the tower zone will be affected an hour after shutdown.

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The areas affected by this shutdown are Robindale Ext 1, Jacanlee, Cresta Extensions, Darrenwood, Aldara Park, Windsor, Robin Hills, Windsor Glen, Rand Park Exts 4, 5 and 6, Fontainebleau, the Linden tower area, Pine Park and Ext 1, Linden Extensions, the Kensington reservoir zone, Bryanston Exts 3 and 5, Beverly Gardens, Ferndale (all extensions), Strijdom Park, Summit Road, Vandia Grove (all extensions), Bryanbrink, Daniel Brink Park, Lyme Park Exts 3 and 4 and Kensington B.

Water tankers will be placed at the following points:

Windsor, Cresta corner, Linden, Robindale, Pine Park. Aldara Park, Robin Hills, Bryanston Exts 3 and 5, Summit Road, Ferndale and Ferndale Ext 2, Brightwater Commons shopping mall, Strijdom Park, Bryanbrink, Ferndale High School, and Kensington B.

For more information, visit JW’s website at, or their Twitter account (@JHBWater) or their Facebook account (@JohannesburgWater).

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Roodepoort Record

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Krugersdorp News 

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