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JHB water shortage enters third day

A number of areas are without supply after a power outage disabled a Rand Water pumping station.

FILE: A number of suburbs in western Johannesburg are still without water despite Johannesburg Water insisting supply has been restored. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Reports are coming in this afternoon that several suburbs in western Johannesburg are still without water despite Johannesburg Water insisting supply has been restored.

Some areas are without supply for a third day after a power outage disabled a Rand Water pumping station in Eikenhof.

Areas that have been affected include Honeydew, Muldersdrift and Rietfontein.

Rand Water's Justice Mohale says it's difficult at this stage to say when supply will be fully restored to affected areas.

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