Big thirst in Gauteng suburbs

A water expert however believes that SA's water infrastructure has not kept pace with migration trends and normal population dynamics over the years.

24 September 2023 - 00:00
By Isaac Mahlangu and Penwell Dlamini

Affluent suburbs in Johannesburg and Pretoria, as well as those in central Johannesburg and Soweto, are victims of a water-consumption spike that has seen Gauteng with a supply deficit of almost 400 megalitres a day.

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