The objectives of Joburg Water relating to this project is:
Reduction of water losses and unaccounted for water (UFW) in super-block 09, Soweto.
Creation of an environment that is conducive to the payment for services rendered.
Involvement of labour from the local project area.
Involvement of local small, micro and medium size enterprises as contractors and suppliers for the greater Soweto area.
The technical objectives for this project will be met by:
Upgrading of the secondary mains reticulation.
Detection and repairing the secondary reticulation water leaks.
Installation of bulk water meters.
Provision of new water connections to individual properties and installation of pre-paid meters.
Retrofitting plumbing within the houses.
Discretisation of the reticulation into manageable size blocks in order to enable the maintenance and operations teams to effectively manage the area water reticulation.
Decommissioning of secondary mains which were located in the mid-block and partial removal thereof.