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Cape Town gets tough with delinquent water users

The City of Cape Town plans to install roughly 2 000 water management devices per week on properties of excessive users to force down consumption, mayoral committee Xanthea Limberg said on...

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...

Cape Town introduces level 5 water restrictions

With immediate effect, the City of Cape Town will be taking a number of new actions to drive down water consumption, including the introduction of level 5 restrictions, fines, and a...

Dam levels continue to take a blow

As dam levels continue to decrease, the Department of Water and Sanitation has urged people to use water sparingly and always monitor water usage. According to the department’s weekly dam...

Why is Cape Town not looking to desalination plants?

The city's catchment area normally gets most of its rain in winter, yet winter is almost over - and dam levels currently stand at only about half of what they were last year,...


Days found to be slightly shorter than 24 hours

Scientists have made an interesting discovery – time passes much quicker now than it has at any other point in the last half-century. Since...