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Cape Town drought: city ‘waiting on a miracle’

Winter 2017 will be a dry one. Cape Townians get their heads & hands around Level 4 water restrictions and using water for drinking, cooking & washing only.

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Cape Town Draft Residential Service Costs 1July 2017

Water & electricity costs from 1 July 2017 in Cape Town! No more free water. Homes valued above R400 000 shifted from Lifeline to Domestic Electricity!

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Residential Electricity tariff with monthly service fee for CT.

Home User Tariff includes R242 per month service fee for Cape Town households as of 1 July 2017. Is this fair? Q & A to Cape Town City Manager

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How to read your water meter?

A number of people have asked how one reads the water meter.  Confused by the number of dials, spinning wheels and then the bar of digital numbers.  What does it all mean? But first!  Do you know where your water meter is? Do you know how to switch off your supply if a pipe bursts […]

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Which Residential Electricity Tariff you are on. Why?

How does the City of Cape Town calculate our residential / domestic electricity tariffs. There are three tariffs each with two blocks. Where do you fit in?

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Level 3B water restrictions as dam levels drop

Stricter water savings to lower consumption so our dams aren’t sucked dry before the rains means more restrictions & stricter enforcement of top consumers.

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Natures Valley Sandcastles showcase the shore

Once a year the sandy edge of the Nature’s Valley lagoon is transformed by a frenzy of digging and sculpturing as families and friends compete in a sandcastle competition with a difference. `The power is in our hands!’ was the title of a huge sand hand tugging open a sand zip to reveal sea shore […]

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SA at risk warns advocate in nuclear court case.

Events unfolded with all the intrigue of a TV law series in the Earthlife Africa & SAFCEI court challenge to the legality of the nuclear procurement process.

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Cape Town Water restrictions – Answers to questions

Getting hotter under the collar trying to find out about level 3 water restriction rules, look at the FAQ. Also, frail people can apply to use a hose.

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Blow away nuclear cloud with renewables

It is time to blow the nuclear cloud of corruption risks, huge costs & old technology away. Renewable energy plants are proof of affordability & reliability.

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