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Residents urged to help prevent sewer blockages

Cape Town’s residents hold the key to helping the City beat the scourge of sewer system misuse. Operations to remove inappropriate materials from the sewer system, which causes blockages and overflows, are carried out on a daily basis and cost approximately R170 million per year to address. Materials such as ovens, sheep heads, garden chairs, […]

First drinking water from desalination a step toward greater resilience

We are very proud to announce that our temporary desalination plant in Strandfontein is now delivering high-quality, treated desalinated water into our supply system. This plant is injecting 4,7 million litres per day into the reticulation system and is being delivered to customers. It is foreseen that full production of 7 million litres will come […]

Ward 54 | Water pressure reduction/rationing

Notice of immediate implementation of water rationing across Cape Town The City of Cape Town has activated water rationing to forcibly lower water usage in line with water restrictions across the metro as phase 1 of its critical water shortages disaster plan. Water usage remains dangerously high above required levels. Rationing will lead to intermittent […]