water

Expert offers insight into condition of City water

Many Capetonians are concerned about the condition of the local water supply to households and businesses, with some detecting an earthy flavour. The City of Cape Town has reassured that the water remains safe to drink and is compliant with SANS241 standards, however, the VOC took the concerns and raised[…]

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City relaxes level 3 watering restrictions

Cape Town has double the water it had in 2018, after another small 1% drop in dam levels as of Monday 11 March 2019. The City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee Member for Water and Sanitation Xanthea Limberg has since announced a slight relaxation in Level 3 water restrictions. Residents[…]

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CT water restrictions dropped to Level 5

Following months of questions about the state of the City’s dams, the City of Cape Town has announced plans to lower water restrictions and tariffs from Level 6B to Level 5 come October 1 this year. In a statement released on Monday morning, deputy executive mayor Ian Neilson said the[…]

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Zandvlei water area closed to public

The Zandvlei water area has been temporarily closed by the City of Cape Town as a precautionary measure, after concerns over the water quality following testing done at various points within the Zandvlei area. The test results showed high levels of faecal coliforms within the body, indicating a risk to[…]

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