With dam levels on the up due to the copious amounts of rainfall Cape Town has experienced over the last two weeks, residents around the metro have wondered how water tariffs will be affected. Speaking on VOC’s Breakfast show on Wednesday morning, Mayco member for Water and Sanitation, Xanthea Limberg[…]
Water levels at dams supplying the Cape Town metropolitan area increased by 0.6 percent during the week to June 21 to 58.8 percent of total capacity, the city council said on Tuesday. In its latest update, it said water consumption for the same period was up 15 million litres per[…]
The Western Cape dam levels have stabilised 66.2 percent, slight decrease from last week, but more than three percent higher than the same time last year. The dams that supply the City of Cape Town with water are on average more than 83 percent full. Provincial Environmental Affairs Department’s spokesperson[…]
It’s official Cape Town, our dam water levels have reached the 84% mark. The Western Cape’s Water Supply System increased significantly after the torrential downpour received last weekend. Capetonians can celebrate the fact that we are out of the Day Zero danger zone. Mother City residents should, however, continue with[…]
The Western Cape has seen a decrease in dam levels for the first time since the winter season. Provincial spokesperson James-Brent Steyn said current figures revealed the average dam levels are currently standing at 65.7%. Last year, the Gamka Dam, which is the Karoo’s main water source, was bone dry[…]
Amidst what is labelled as the worst drought in Cape Town in 100 years, a city official told delegates at the African Utility Week conference there was no way they could reasonably have anticipated the severity of this drought. Cape Town residents are now bracing themselves for level 4 restrictions.[…]
Authorities have issued a critical warning to water consumers in Cape Town – start saving water or we could have empty taps soon. On Monday, the City of Cape Town warned all residents and businesses to cut non-essential municipal water use immediately. The City’s Mayoral Committee is expected to recommend[…]
The City of Cape Town has once again appealed to residents and business to save water, as dam levels across the Western Cape have dropped to 36% on average. Mayoral Committee Member for Water in the City of Cape Town, Xanthea Limberg, says with the last 10% of a dam’s[…]
Average dam levels across the country have increased slightly and are up 0.6 percentage points compared to last year, the Department of Water and Sanitation said on Wednesday. The dam levels had risen to 55.56%, compared to 54.9% at the same time last year, spokesperson Mlimandlela Ndamase said. There was still[…]
The City of Cape Town said in a statement on Monday that the amount of water it has access to is less than the dam levels reported because of the difficulty in extracting the last 10% of water in dams. “With the last 10% of a dam’s water being unusable,[…]
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