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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 […]

Ward 54 | | STATEMENT BY CLLR LIMBERG: Drought crisis: desalination, augmentation process under way; not cancelled

CITY OF CAPE TOWN 16 OCTOBER 2017 STATEMENT BY THE CITY’S MAYORAL COMMITTEE MEMBER FOR INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS, WATER AND WASTE SERVICES; AND ENERGY, COUNCILLOR XANTHEA LIMBERG. Drought crisis: desalination, augmentation process under way; not cancelled Despite impressions having been created by media reports over the weekend and today that the City’s emergency augmentation programme has […]

W54 MEDIA RELEASE: Drought crisis: City targeting those keeping Cape Town above 600 million litres

CITY OF CAPE TOWN 11 SEPTEMBER 2017 MEDIA RELEASE Drought crisis: City targeting those keeping Cape Town above 600 million litres Dam storage levels are currently at 37,2%, with useable water at 27,2%. Collective consumption is at 614 million litres of water per day. This is 114 million litres above the target of 500 million […]