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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
CITY OF CAPE TOWN 4 OCTOBER 2017 MEDIA RELEASE Successful bidder announced for Clifton Precinct development The City’s Immovable Property Adjudication Committee has awarded the tender for the development of the Clifton Precinct to K2015298271 South Africa (Pty) Ltd. The bidders were notified of the outcome of the bidding process on 28 September 2017. The […]
You are cordially invited to a public meeting scheduled as follows: Date: Monday, 23 October 2017 at 18:00-20:30. Venue: Sea Point High School, Norfolk Rd, Sea Point Topics: Policing/Law Enforcement, Planning, Parking and Traffic issues The meeting will be chaired by Cllr Matthew Kempthorne, Subcouncil 16 Chairperson. Kind regards / Vriendelike groete/ Ngombulelo omkhulu Samantha […]
The City needs all of us to now “become watchdogs”. The BOA urges all home owners and residents to educate household staff with regards to Level 4 restrictions and water usage.
A warning was issued by the South African Weather Service for high rainfall, gale-force winds and possible snowfall on Wednesday and Thursday. Dangerous storm tides are expected. Sea water may push well past the normal shoreline.
Level 4 restrictions include: No irrigation with municipal drinking water allowed at all – No washing of vehicles, trailers, caravans or boats with municipal drinking water allowed – use only non-potable water or waterless products – No topping up or filling of residential swimming pools permitted, either manually or automatically – Irrigation from boreholes or alternative water sources […]
Note that the upgrade of a section of Fourth Beach Steps and a section of Robin Stairs, Clifton, is currently underway. Work to start in Glen Beach today, Monday, 22 May.
Critical warning to all water users in Cape Town: Use water only for drinking, washing and cooking. Cut all non-essential municipal water use immediately. For further information please visit the water restrictions page on the City’s website: www.capetown.gov.za/thinkwater.