Tag Archives: drought

Stagnant Water and Mosquitos

Dear Residents and Interested Parties Please note that Mosquitos do have the ability to transmit disease. Cape Town is clear of many of the major diseases, but due to climate change and evolution when there is an excess of one species, disease can occur. Let’s not be caught out by the poor management of the […]

Together We Can Avoid Day Zero - City

This is the question that we should all be asking ourselves. Would we rather work together and defeat Day Zero by saving water now or allow ourselves to be defeated and queue for hours on end to access water? Queueing for water. A logistical nightmare that will further marginalise communities, disable the vulnerable and negatively […]

MID Day Zero

Level 6B water restriction (50l/person/day) will be enforced as of 1 February, and with this in mind we thank the Muizenberg Lakeside Residents Association (MLRA) for the below adaptation of the WWF’s Wednesday Water File, “It’s Time to Prepare for Day Zero.   What will happen? When you open your tap, nothing will come out. […]

MID When Taps Run Dry

The Western Cape was declared a disaster area this week, with only 10% of usable water supply standing between us and “Day Zero” (when the taps run dry). The City has started implementing emergency measures such as dredging of the Vöelvlei Dam and is engaging with National Department of Water and Sanitation on additional measures […]