Jo’burg suburbs affected by water disruption

A burst water pipe in Bedfordview is believed to be the cause of a water disruption in several areas...

Water gushes out of a burst water pipe. Picture: Taurai Maduna/Eyewitness News

A burst water pipe in Bedfordview is believed to be the cause of a water disruption in several areas in and around <?xml:namespace prefix="st1" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"?><city w:st="on"><place w:st="on">Johannesburg.<?xml:namespace prefix="o" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"?>

Kings and Boeing roads, opposite the <place w:st="on"><placename w:st="on">Bishop<placename w:st="on">Bavin<placetype w:st="on">School have both been flooded.

One motorist described what she witnessed as water gushing out of a manhole.

Residents have been asked to be patient as officials work to restore supply to other areas including <city w:st="on">Linden and <place w:st="on"><placename w:st="on">Craighall<placetype w:st="on">Park.