State in bid to offset water supply challenges in Gauteng
Minister allows Rand Water to take more water from the Vaal Dam
The government has elected to increase the bulk water allocation to Rand Water as a stopgap measure aimed at alleviating water challenges dogging SA’s economic hub of Gauteng as demand is fast outstripping supply.
Water challenges in Gauteng — which contributes nearly 40% to national GDP — have resulted in Johannesburg Water banning irrigation or watering of gardens, and cleaning driveways and patios with hosepipes...
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