Progress on DWS’s intervention

“The Brits Water Treatment Works is currently being extended to deliver water resources from 20, to 80 ML/day. Work on the raw water pump station and a new delivery pipeline costing R126 million is in progress,” said spokesperson Sputnik Ratau.

In Maboloka an amount of R20 m has been approved through the Municipal Water Infrastructure Grant (MWIG) for refurbishment of boreholes. An amount of R4, 5 m will also be spent in Letlhabile to fix boreholes and pipe leakages as part of the Water Conservation and Water Demand Management (WDWCM).

At Majakaneng Phase 2 DWS is engaged with communities to proceed with work to install water infrastructures in the area.

The Jericho Project 1 is now delivering water to approximately 70% of the community, whilst operations and maintenance of the Brits Water Treatment Plant continues to deliver water at maximum capacity.

Approval has been granted by DWS Director-General (DG) for the completion of the refurbishment of 13 pump stations.

Generally, water restrictions have been implemented and awareness campaigns are being conducted through local radio stations.

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