Water



The Water and Sanitation section is responsible for the distribution of water to all levels of the community. A total of 8.75ML potable water purchased and 7.1ML potable water distributed to 25944 consumer households.

This function includes provision of sewerage services not including infrastructure and water purification, but also includes toilet facilities and treatment of wastewater to an acceptable standard.

The water purchase and distribution functions of the municipality are administered as follows and include:

• Standard household connections – Urban areas
• Standard business connections – Urban areas
• Provision of basic water to informal areas through communal stand pipes
• Provision of emergency water supply to rural areas on private land through mobile water tankers

These services extend to include all levels of services, but do not take account of environmental water analysis which sits within the jurisdiction of the West Rand District Municipality. The municipality has a mandate to monitor and control internal water reticulation.

The sewerage functions of the municipality are administered as follows and include:

• Standard household connections – Urban areas
• Standard business connections – Urban areas
• Provision of basic sanitation to informal areas through VIP toilets and communal facilities
• Provision of emergency sanitation supply to rural areas on private land through VIP toilets


The municipality has a mandate to monitor and control internal sewer reticulation.

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Tel: 018 788 9500
Fax: 018 786 1105
Email: info@merafong.gov.za

3 Halite Street
Carletonville
Gauteng, South Africa