n IMFO : Official Journal of the Institute of Municipal Finance Officers - Rand Water celebrates 100 years
|Article Title||Rand Water celebrates 100 years|
|© Publisher:||Institute of Municipal Finance Officers (IMFO)|
|Journal||IMFO : Official Journal of the Institute of Municipal Finance Officers|
|Publication Date||Winter 2003|
|Pages||36 - 37|
Extracted from text ... For the past 100 years , Rand Water has been at the forefront of supplying high quality water to Gauteng The company boasts a rich history, having implemented a reliable water supply system for Johannesburg as early as 1903. When gold was discovered on the Witwatersrand in 1886, the influx of gold diggers to the area meant that Johannesburg was conceived with no consideration for plan or design. The supply of water was a huge problem as the city was established 70km from the nearest river. To this day, Johannesburg remains the only ma1or city in the world that ..
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