Rand Water, a South African water utility company which supplies Gauteng (and various other areas of South Africa) with potable water, was founded in 1903. The company, previously known as the Rand Water Board, is Africa’s biggest water utility.

Rand Water provides purified water which has been extracted from various sources, to metropolitan municipalities; local municipalities; industries and mines. The company is also involved in waste water sanitation.

The distribution network includes over 3000 km of pipeline, which supplies 58 service reservoirs. The average supply of water is over 3500 million litres of water per day.