Day Zero now likely to happen – NEW EMERGENCY MEASURES

From the City of Cape Town. 18 JANUARY 2018 STATEMENT BY THE CITY’S EXECUTIVE MAYOR PATRICIA DE LILLE In summary: Day Zero is now likely 60% of Capetonians won’t save water and we must now force them Punitive tariff to force high users to reduce demand 50 litres per person per day for the next 150 days Drought Charge likely to be scrapped by Council We ...
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Cape Point Vineyards Carols

The Cape Point Vineyards Community Market is proud to announce that we will once again be hosting a Carols by Candlelight Event in aid of the Valley Development Project. To date, Cape Point Vineyards and the Local Community raised close to a Million Rand for the Valley Development Project, who as a result have been able to provide more than 14 000 meals per month, to an ...
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Cape Town Water Crisis: What you’ll have to pay in ‘water tax’

Source: The South African Date: 2017-12-05 It is all but confirmed that from February next year, Cape Town will be introducing a “water tax” or a water levy or a water surcharge. Call it whatever you will. The purpose of the charge is to raise more capital for long-term drought solutions. But it’s also a bit of a Catch22. Since the City is generating less income from w...
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Thursday Market Hopping – Cape Peninsula from Cape Town

Enjoy your Thursday Evening, Market Hopping from Cape Town to the Cape Peninsula Visit the areas of Muizenberg, Kalk Bay and Noordhoek at only the best regional Food & Craft Markets. Taste, Experience & Explore. Hop-on to the Cape Town Express, Cape Market Shuttle departing from Cape Town CBD and Hop-off to explore the various markets on the route with opti...
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Cape Town has just been voted as the best city in the world… again!

British tourists have voted Cape Town the best city in the world for the fifth consecutive year. After a poll of 90,000 readers in the 2017 Telegraph Travel Awards, the South African city of Cape Town was victorious, beating Vancouver and Tokyo to the top prize. Remarkably, it’s the fifth consecutive year that Cape Town has been named number one – and with all eyes on Sout...
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Healthy & Cool Market Day

Healthy Kids are Cool present the 'Healthy & Cool Market': a baby friendly market at the tranquil Sacred Mountain Lodge in Noordhoek. Visit us for local products and services that are kind to the environment and your children's health and well being. Lots of fantastic green/eco-friendly exhibitors - we only select the top local producers of baby and child related pro...
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No More Bare Feet – Uphawu

What it is? “No More Bare Feet” was established in 2016 by Mondeka Mabibini, as the second leg of the Uphawu Community Development organisation, of which she is the founder. What’s our Aim? The aim of the No More Bare Feet campaign is to give children in the rural areas of the Eastern Cape, where she comes from, shoes to wear to school. Many children are from poor b...
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Shoals of yellow tail in False Bay may attract great white sharks

From: City of Cape Town 13 November 2017 The first large shoals of yellow tail for the summer were spotted in False Bay over the weekend. The City of Cape Town wants to remind beach goers that the presence of great white sharks increases in in-shore areas with the arrival of yellow tail and higher water temperatures. In-shore shark activity usually increases over the s...
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Removal of alien vegetation at Wemmershoek Dam will help City save water and stretch supply

From: City of Cape Town Date: 15 November 2017 Today I visited the Wemmershoek Dam to view the progress made on removing alien vegetation in the catchment area. Alien vegetation around the dam and in the catchment areas uses a huge amount of water and clearing this vegetation will assist the city to conserve water that would have otherwise been used by these trees. ...
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Wind, hot weather leads to decline in dam levels

From: City of Cape Town  - 13 November 2017 Dam storage levels are at 36.8%, with useable water at 26.8%. Collective water usage is 582 million litres, therefore 82 million litres above the required level of 500 million litres per day. Our dam levels have declined by 1% over the past week. This could be attributed to the high winds and hot weather which contributed to eva...
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