Water

Sewage in sea ‘not a threat’

A study by the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) into the City’s sea marine outfalls has confirmed that they pose no significant risk to human health and do not measurably affect inshore water quality or the wider environment. …


Smart showers can save mega litres

Wesgro, which is Cape Town and the Western Cape’s official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, and the Western Cape Government – in partnership with CapeNature and Airbnb – will distribute 2 300 low-flow shower heads that…


Majority say water crisis comms ‘good’

The majority of The Cape Messenger readers believe the authorities are communicating well on the Cape Water crisis. A majority of nearly 60 percent say, yes, indeed the authorities are communicating well. However, a significant minority…



City steps up water testing

The city of Cape Town is experiencing a persistent drought that has seen our dam storage levels drop to an unprecedented low. This week, dam storage levels further declined to 36,2%. Only 26,2% of that water is…