North Riding water free of bacteria

Over the past few days, the water in some streets in the area was suspected of possible contamination.

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JOHANNESBURG - Johannesburg Water has confirmed that water in the North Riding area is free of any bacteria, adding that all residents may drink and use their tap water for cooking.

Over the past few days, the water in some streets in the area was suspected of possible contamination.

But Johannesburg Water says after extensive tests in the laboratory, no detection of sewer contamination within the water network was found.