WATER CRISIS

The use of water has been restricted. Please see the posts below to stay informed of this dire situation.
Water Crisis

Water Crisis

WE FACE A WATER CRISIS Makana Water Forum are presenting plans to deal with the crisis from 10am to 12 noon on Friday 30th November 2018 at Noluthando Hall, Joza. It is also an opportunity to hear from those in charge, to ask questions and make...

Water Leak

Water Leak

On Tuesday the 9 October 2018, I reported a water leak which water leak at Campbell Street. Not far from the Department of Labour office. On my work to work yesterday morning (23 October), I saw it being fixed. It has taken a total of 10 working days for...

Makana Announcement

Makana Announcement

Good morning. Please note that there's a major pipe burst between Joza and Extension 5. Most of Joza including extensions 4 & 5 may be affected by this burst. Plumbers are currently working on the problem and water will be restored as soon as they finish...

Sewage

Sewage

A concerned resident has sent in these photos, sewer has been streaming down Ndumo Street, for the past few weeks.

Water Report

Water Report

Potentially positive news on funding, though experience shows Grahamstown Residents’ Association will need to monitor and hold to account. Other parts of this report quite bizarre, that anyone could think Fairview Spring has sufficient capacity to make...

Water Restrictions

Water Restrictions

No better than a year ago… UPDATE: RESTRICTIONS ARE NOW 60L OF WATER PER PERSON PER DAY 💧GRAHAMSTOWN RESIDENTS PLEASE TAKE NOTE💧 Water Restrictions are in place: Residents are urged to: 🚿 Limit total water use to a maximum of *60* litres per person per day...

Water is scarce

Water is scarce

Cold and rainy today - but our dams are still critically low. Thanks to members of the business community for putting up these signs as reminders (a joint Makana Revive!, GRA, GBF and concerned citizens initiative) – government should be working harder at...

Burst Pipe

Burst Pipe

Makana notice – please share. Burst pipe in Joza Ext 6 (next to Juicy) could not be completed yesterday. The team has started the work already this morning. Joza ext 6, Lingelihle and surroundings are affected. Apologies for the inconvenience.

Burst Pipe

Burst Pipe

Message from Makana Good Morning, Burst pipe in Joza Ext 6 (next to Juicy) could not be completed yesterday. The team has started the work already this morning. Joza ext 6, Lingelihle and surroundings are affected. Apologies for the inconvenience....

Water Update (East)

Water Update (East)

Water News - East (please share) Mostly good news. The clearing of sludge from the settling tanks is underway. One side is complete, and pic shows the sparkling water leaving the tank. The other side will be finished once a TLB has dug a further trench to...

Water Update (West)

Water Update (West)

Water News - West (please share) The major break in the pipe from Howieson Poort towards Waainek wasn't a burst pipe, rather a high-pressure seal had perished. A repair was completed on Tuesday and water fully restored. But the new seal is a lower rating...

Water News

Water News

Please keep using water sparingly. This afternoon one of the two Waainek dams had dropped very low. Reason: large volumes of water being lost from the fracture in the main supply pipe (already reported on earlier post). It will probably take a number of...

More about Water in Grahamstown

More about Water in Grahamstown

More about Water - affects all of west Grahamstown Major leak discovered on pipe from Howieson Poort to Waainek. Makana awaiting parts to make repair. This means less water to Waainek so Makana are topping up High, Intermediate and Low reservoirs in turn...

Water Update

Water Update

Water Update 04 JUN 18 Infrastructure Director Dali Mlenzana told Grocott’s Mail today that advice to boil water remains.