INVITATION TO COMMENT ON THE DRAFT MAINTENANCE
MANAGEMENT PLAN: DUNES AND BEACHES
The City of Cape Town has a dynamic coastline subject to various coastal processes including, inter alia, erosion, accretion and wind-blown sand. Public infrastructure such as roads and walkways in close proximity to the coastline are frequently either smothered with sand or undercut by erosion.
Given the need to maintain infrastructure and provide access to the beachfront for members of the public at all times, a Maintenance Management Plan (MMP) has been prepared to enable the immediate and ongoing management of beaches and dune systems in compliance with the requirements of the National Environmental Management Act (NEMA) No. 107 of 1998 and the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations (2014).
You are invited to comment on the draft MMP before 30 September 2017
For more details see:
SUSTAINABLE TOURISM SYMPOSIUM
LEVEL 5 WATER RESTRICTIONS
The City of Cape Town has implemented Level 5 Water Restrictions, effective from 3 September 2017 until further notice.
All water users are required to use no more than 87 litres of municipal drinking water per person per day in total irrespective of whether you are at home, work or elsewhere.
Single residential properties must ensure that the consumption of municipal drinking water per property is not more than 20 000 litres per month.
Effective 1 October 2017 failure to comply will result in an admission of guilt fine or an installation of a water management device/s (cost of which is between R4 560 and R4 732) billed to the relevant account holder.
· No watering/irrigation with municipal drinking water allowed.
· No topping up (manual/automatic) of swimming pools with municipal drinking water is allowed, even if fitted with a pool cover. This includes the filling of new pools or the refilling of an existing pool after a repair.
· No washing or hosing down of hard-surfaced or paved areas with municipal drinking water allowed.
· The use of municipal drinking water for ornamental water fountains or water features is prohibited.
For more information including conditions of use of alternative water sources please see: