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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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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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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City commissions project to bring additional drinking water online from springs and Molteno Reservoir

From: City of Cape Town The first water from the Oranjezicht Main Springs Chamber started flowing into the Molteno Reservoir today, 8 November 2017. This is part of the City of Cape Town’s ongoing Water Resilience Programme to increase the supply of drinking water. This project will see an additional two million litres per day of safe, clean drinking water added to the City’...
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Mayor De Lille visits desalination plant site at V&A Waterfront

Today I visited the site of one of the City of Cape Town’s modular land-based desalination plants. The plant will produce 2 million litres of water per day and this water will be fed into the City’s water distribution network by February 2018. Last week I made a commitment to communicate directly with all Capetonians about the City’s work to secure alternative water sources....
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Halloween Links including Jamie Oliver’s Guide to Pumpkin Carving!

Seriously here it is! www.jamieoliver.com/news-and-features/features/ultimate-guide-to-pumpkin-new and yes there are more - it's spooky! Halloween Costumes for the Handicapped Halloween Countdown Halloween Crafts Halloween Dance Halloween Decoration Halloween eCards and Halloween History from Halloween.com Halloween jokes from Halloween.com This post is...
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Christmas Hampers for the Elderly in Need

"Our Mothers Our Fathers" - An odd name?  Well, most old people are someone’s mother or someone’s father, yet so many are alone with very little support.  Many of them are also simply too proud to ask for help and as a consequence the desperation of their circumstances is hidden. OMOF was a name chosen to remind us all, that these senior citizens are entitled to dignity and ...
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Need an increased quota for your household drinking water consumption

To apply for special exemption from the water restrictions on conditions laid out in the water restrictions guidelines, please follow the process below: * Exceptions are only made in special circumstances. * Individual applications are evaluated on the merits of the case and require supporting documentation. * Exemptions are applicable to businesses where water use is a co...
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Gary’s Surf School

Gary’s surf school has lessons for all ages and experience levels. Suitable for corporate events, birthday parties, hen/bachelor parties. On-site free locker and change room facilities available to customers. Venue: 34 Balmoral Building, Beach Rd, Muizenberg, Cape Town Time: 8am to 5pm Cost: R 200 to R 400 Source This Post is sponsored by Chas Everitt Cape Town S...
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