As Cape Town struggles with water – the City of Johannesburg has its own challenges. Joburg Water is dealing with one of its most challenging water repairs.
We’ve been working for the past 60 hours on this burst says the MMC for Environment and Infrastructure in the City of Joburg, Nico de Jager.
We discovered this burst by accident.— Nico de Jager, MMC for Environment and Infrastructure in the City of Joburg
De Jager says that they’re fixing leaks on a smaller pipe when they discovered a bigger leak. The excavation is extremely difficult and very dangerous says de Jager.
We’ve started with the final stage of repair, so we are looking to complete the process by 4pm says de Jager.
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This article first appeared on 702 : Update: Joburg’s water crises will be resolved by 4pm says City