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RAND WATER CONCERNED ABOUT MISLEADING MEDIA REPORTS ON THE BURST PIPELINE IN VANDERBIJLPARK
 
Rand water would like to express its concern about the media reports wherein it was reported that the burst pipe belongs to Rand Water. The aforesaid burst occurred on Thursday morning (3 June 2021) in Vanderbijlpark. 
 
Rand Water would like to set the record straight and confirm that the aforementioned pipeline, which supplies bulk water to the Vanderbijlpark area and environs, belongs to the Emfuleni Local Municipality (ELM).
 
 

HURSTHILL WATER SUPPLY CHALLENGES  -  JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT
 
2 June 2021
 
On the 18th of May 2021, Rand Water undertook a pre-isolation shutdown at Eikenhof Pumping Station to prepare for the replacement of the G34/Q2 isolation valve. During this pre-isolation shutdown, a power failure was experienced at the Vereeniging Water Treatment Plant which affected supply to the Hursthill system.
 
 

 
POWER FAILURE AT EIKENHOF BOOSTER PUMPING STATION 
 
30 May 2021
 
On Saturday, 29 May 2021 in the afternoon Rand Water's Eikenhof Booster Pumping Station experienced a power supply failure that affected water pumping capacity.
 
City Power was able to restore power in the evening and pumping was resumed with limited capacity due to the fault not fully cleared.
 
On Sunday, 30 May 2021 in the morning, another power failure occurred which resulted in stoppage of total pumping. City Power is currently on site and busy with fault finding. These incidents have resulted to depletion of levels at Meredale Reservoirs.
 
 

 
NOTICE TO SUPPLIERS
 
28 May 2021
 
The National Treasury informed public entities through Instruction No. 01 of 2021-22 Departure from Advertisement of tenders on GTB and e-Tenders (dated 12 May 2021) of the e-Tender Publication Portal’s fatal crash that took place on 05 March 2021. The National Treasury has informed public entities to use their own institutional websites and/or any other means for bid advertisements, bid awards and related notifications.
 
Suppliers are hereby notified that Rand Water continues to advertise bids on the Rand Water website. Bid Documents are now also published on the Rand Water website and are accessible for downloading. Please also refer to the Guide for Accessing Bid Documents and Related Information on the Rand Water Website. Suppliers are encouraged to check the Bid Documents webpage periodically before the closing date of a bid for any further information including addenda or notices of extension of closing date.
 
For any assistance with accessing documents, suppliers can enquire with Rand Water officials responsible for the specific bids as outlined on the bid advertisement.
 
 

WATER SUPPLY CHALLENGES AFFECTING MOGALE CITY AND THE CITY OF JOHANNESBURG
 
Water supply challenges affecting Mogale City and the City of Johannesburg Rand Water is presently experiencing operational challenges that have resulted in areas in the Mogale City Local Municipality and within the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality being affected. Our technical teams are currently on the ground investigating the cause of the interruption.
 
 

 POWER FAILURE AT ZUIKERBOSCH WATER TREATMENT PLANT - 30 APRIL 2021
 
Yesterday, Thursday, 29 April 2021, Rand Water’s Zuikerbosch Water Treatment Plant experienced a power supply failure that affected 60% of the Plant’s water pumping capacity.  The trip occurred as a result of an Eskom supply cable failure adjacent to the Zuikerbosch Water Treatment Plant.
Eskom was able to restore power late in the afternoon, and the Plant resumed pumping at 17h18. The incident has resulted in the depletion of reservoirs level below our normal operating levels. Rand Water would like to encourage consumers to use water sparingly whilst the reservoirs return to normal.
For media enquiries please contact Justice Mohale on 083 417 6999
  

RAND WATER SETTLES BOND
 
Rand Water is very pleased to announce that it has settled one of its Bonds, demonstrating the organisation’s financial viability in a very challenging environment.   The RW21 Bond was issued ten years ago under its JSE listed R10 billion Domestic Medium Term Note Programme. The proceeds raised on this paper were fully utilised to cover Rand Water’s augmentation programmes to increase the supply capacity to its customers.
 
Rand Water Chief Executive, Sipho Mosai, and his management have demonstrated the organisation’s prudent financial capability with a nominal amount of approximately R1.7 billion.  The final coupon amount has now been redeemed.
 
Rand Water remains committed to efficient and effective business operations.
For media enquiries please contact Justice Mohale on 083 417 6999
   
 CALL FOR SERVICE DELIVERY PARTNERSHIPS PROPOSALS
The Foundation is on a journey to becoming a National Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Centre of Excellence ensuring Communities’ access to clean and safe drinking water; Adequate and dignified sanitation facilities for vulnerable communities.
Closing Date: 30 April 2021

 
 
 

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