Category: Community

Water Discolouration

The City of Cape Town is advising residents that water in the distribution system is currently discoloured over a large part of the eastern, central and southern suburbs. “The discolouration is due to a process control fault at the Faure Water Treatment Plant. As a safety precaution, residents are advised to boil the water before

Bee deaths – a ghastly truth revealed!

The vice-chairperson of Western Cape Bee Industry Association (WCBA) and commercial bee farmer Brendan Ashley-Cooper has already lost 100 hives and he sent a sample to be tested in the Hearshaw & Kinnes Analytical Laboratory in Cape Town. This week, Ashley-Cooper received the sample back confirming his fears. It is from fipronil, a pesticide used on

Muizenberg Kite Festival

Africa’s biggest kite festival is proudly hosted by Cape Mental Health. All profits go towards helping Cape Mental Health provide vital services to adults and children in resource-poor communities. Watch amazing professional kiting displays – including giant inflatables, stunt kites and kite fighting – in the main arena. Plus competitions, kite-making workshops, stalls and lots

Best and Worst Municipalities in South Africa

No surprise – DA ruled Cape Town is still the leader with 65.2% Consulta and SA-csi have released their latest barometer focusing on South African municipalities.  The barometer focuses on citizen satisfaction and trust in the metro municipalities – focusing on the main metros of Buffalo City, Cape Town, Ekurhuleni, eThekwini, Johannesburg, Mangaung, Nelson Mandela Bay and

Numerous Amendments to Water By-laws

The City of Cape Town last month approved a number of amendments to the Water By-law. In addition to noting the amendments, the City encourages residents to familiarise themselves with what is required of them in terms of this legislation. Read more below: On 31 May 2018, Council voted to approve a number of proposed