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Joburg residents urged to use water sparingly as reservoirs running low

Joburg Water's Isaac Dhludhlu has once again urged residents to use water sparingly as some reservoirs are sitting below 50%.

Picture: EWN

JOHANNESBURG - Joburg Water has urged residents to lower their water consumption due to some of it's reservoirs running dry.

This follows a power failure at Rand Water's Vereeniging and Zuikerbosch treatment plants earlier this week.

The South African Weather Service has warned Gauteng residents to brace for "even hotter weather conditions" for the next couple of days.

Joburg Water's Isaac Dhludhlu has once again urged residents to use water sparingly as some reservoirs are sitting below 50%.

"They have assured us that they've restored the service and it should start pumping up. We are expecting things to go back to normality."

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