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City’s Guidelines for Water Rationing

City’s Guidelines for Water Rationing

24th October 2017 at 11:13 am 0 comments

Dam storage levels are at 38,5%, with useable water at 28,5%. Consumption is at 585 million litres of collective usage per day, says the City of Cape Town.   Due to the critical nature of available water supply, all water users across the metro must expect water rationing which couldRead More

Water Crisis: What you can do

Water Crisis: What you can do

16th May 2017 at 10:13 am 0 comments

“We are now at a point where all consumers must use below 100 litres per day,” warns the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Informal Settlements, Water and Waste Services and Energy, Councillor Xanthea Limberg. Dam levels are at 21,2% storage levels. With the last 10% of a dam’s water mostlyRead More

Drought: Local Disaster Declared

Drought: Local Disaster Declared

6th March 2017 at 7:13 pm 0 comments

The City’s Executive Mayor, Patricia de Lille, declared a local disaster in terms of Section 55 of the Disaster Management Act on Friday. 113 Days of useable water As of today, 6 March 2017, dam levels have dropped to 31,5%, which is 1,6% down from a week ago. With theRead More

129 Days of Useable Water Left

129 Days of Useable Water Left

21st February 2017 at 8:10 am 0 comments

As of yesterday, 20 February, dam levels have dropped to 34,5%, which is 1,7% down from a week ago. With the last 10% of a dam’s water not being useable, dam levels are effectively at 24,5%. Consumption remains too high The latest consumption is 801 million litres of collective useRead More

Water restrictions. Photo: Melkbos.net

Cape Town Water Restrictions

7th November 2016 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

Capetonians will be required to abide by the following regulations until further notice. Restrictions applicable to all customers: Watering or irrigation with drinking water from municipal supply of gardens, lawns, flower beds and other plants, vegetable gardens, sports fields, parks and other open spaces is allowed only if using aRead More

Fireworks Sites: Additions & Changes

Fireworks Sites: Additions & Changes

23rd October 2016 at 1:23 pm 0 comments

The City of Cape Town has approved 12 sites for the discharge of fireworks during Guy Fawkes, Diwali and New Year’s Eve this year. This is up from eight last year. Both Theo Marais Park in Milnerton and Sunrise Beach have been removed removed from the list. The following sitesRead More

A Woofing Good Time

A Woofing Good Time

16th October 2016 at 2:05 pm 0 comments

Milnerton Fleamarket went gaga over Sirius the dog yesterday. The exuberant cross-breed Bouvier from Rosebank won the hearts of amongst others well-known Cape Town antique dealer Bruce Tait, who quipped, “Isn’t it dreadful when your dog gets more attention than you?” Sirius’s owner refers to him as “Sirius the dogRead More

Local Team takes part in World Rescue Challenge

Local Team takes part in World Rescue Challenge

13th October 2016 at 1:20 pm 0 comments

Seven fire-fighters from Cape Town will take part in the World Rescue Challenge in Curitiba in Brazil from 19-23 October. 1000 Contestants from all over the world will be participating. The local “extrication team” as they are called will take part in the Extrication Challenge. In the run-up to theRead More

Tony Ridgway Surprises, Yet Again

Tony Ridgway Surprises, Yet Again

23rd September 2016 at 1:17 pm 0 comments

Celebrated singer and songwriter Tony Ridgway has a vision for the rest of his life, and the next 12 months in particular. “I’m going to become a full-time writer,” he announces in what used to be his recording studio in Melkbosstrand. “My aim is to write for the rest ofRead More

The accident scene in Ravensmead. Photo: ER24

Family Tragedy

10th September 2016 at 6:58 am 0 comments

When a car rear-ended another one last night in De La Rey Road in Ravensmead, Cape Town, it set about a chain of events which will change the lives of a family for ever. The light vehicle ended up against a street pole, while the second vehicle ended up parkedRead More

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