Interactive learning inspires young minds to conserve water

In the lead-up to World Water Day, primary school learners have been participating in interactive water conservation outreach programmes. This forms part of the City of Cape Town’s Environmental Management Department’s ongoing efforts to educate young people about the importance of saving water and their responsibility in protecting our valuable resource.    Grade 6 learners […]

Water usage reaches record low – let’s see how low we can go

Day Zero, the day we may have to queue for water, has moved out to 4 June 2018 due to the continued decline in agricultural usage, and also as a result of Capetonians reducing their water usage in cooperation with the City of Cape Town’s efforts to bring down consumption. Team Cape Town, we are getting there. […]

Halve your water usage to avoid Day Zero

Due to our water-saving efforts and declining water use from the agricultural sector, Day Zero has been moved out to 11 May 2018. However, the only way we can push it out further is if we all keep up the momentum and “live the 50 litre life” and drop commercial water use by 45%, as per […]

Activation of Disaster Operations Centre

On Monday 29 January, the City of Cape Town will be activating the Disaster Operations Centre (DOC) to execute the City’s Water Disaster Plan, which will take effect in the event of Day Zero. Executive Director: Safety and Security, Richard Bosman will be permanently seconded as Incident Commander to the DOC. While the City is focusing all its efforts on […]