Capetonians are using about 40 million litres less water a day than they are allowed to, even though the water crisis ended nearly five months ago. Experts say this could indicate a sea change in consumers’ understanding of the value of water. It could also be that the fear of[…]
The National Disaster Management Centre declined a request to provide drought-stricken Beaufort West with emergency funding due to the initial stated terms, the Western Cape Local Government Department said on Tuesday. However, the province was re-negotiating the terms, said James-Brent Styan, spokesperson for Western Cape local government MEC Anton Bredell.[…]
The average water level of Western Cape dams is less than 50% of capacity, local government MEC Anton Bredell confirmed on Wednesday. Dams in the province are currently at an average of 49.81%, compared to last year’s 58.39%. The Cape Town combined system dams are currently at 50.65%, compared to[…]
Yesterday, the Philippi Horticultural Area (PHA) Food and Farming Campaign released documentation that would allegedly reveal how the City of Cape Town wasted tax payer’s money and ignored studies for protection of the PHA and a management plan, which the City allegedly commissioned. In recent months campaigners have been calling[…]
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