Water safe to drink despite bad odour and peculiar taste - Joburg Water

Johannesburg Water says an earthy compound affecting the taste and smell of the city's water supply is not harmful.

The utility says the compound called geosmin is not a uncommon and is typically found during warm periods.

Azania Mosaka spoke to Joburg Water spokesperson, Isaac Dhludhlu at Rand Water.

If you do come across such don't panic. Johannesburg Water is still committed to providing high quality water to all the residents of the city.

Isaac Dhludhlu, Joburg Water spokesperson

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