City of Johannesburg

Vaal Dam levels drop below 55%

The City of Johannesburg has warned residents to use water sparingly after water levels at the Vaal Dam dropped to just below 55%. “Vaal Dam [is] sitting at 53.1% and no water transfers to the Vaal Dam system will be possible until November...
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Joburg cracks down on illegal dumping

Illegal dumping is fast becoming a plague throughout Johannesburg, with many illegal dumpers operating lucrative businesses by collecting refuse, rubble and even toxic waste to dump in parks, roadside, open spaces and rivers. As a result, the...