Level 4 water restrictions: Here is what you should know

Waterwatch

DROUGHT CRISIS:

Level 4 Water restrictions

CATEGORIES LEVEL 3B LEVEL 4

Irrigation with Municipal Drinking Water

  • Tuesdays and Saturdays for and hour, before 9:00 or after 18:00 using a bucket or watering can.
  • Prohibited within 48 hours of adequate-saturation rainfall.
Prohibited

Irrigation with Non-Potable water

  • Strongly encouraged to follow same rules as potable water
  • Prohibited within 48 hours of adequate-saturation rainfall
  • To be used by City departments
  • Strongly encourage to only on Tuesdays and Saturdays before 09:00 or after 18:00 for an hour
  • Discouraged for 7 days after adequate-saturation rainfall
  • To be used by City departments

Bathroom

No restriction Flushing toilets with non-potable water (e.g. greywater or rainwater) encouraged

Water Features

Use of Municipal drinking water strongly discouraged Use of Municipal drinking water prohibited

Swimming Pools

  • Manual top-up only if fitted with pool cover
  • Use of portable play pools prohibited
  • Pool covers for public swimming pools strongly encouraged
  • Top-up, filling or re-filling prohibited
  • Use of portable play pools prohibited
  • Pool covers for public swimming pools strongly encouraged.

Washing Vehicles

  • Commercial car wash industries must comply with industry best practise norms
  • Informal car washes to use only buckets and not hosepipes
  • Prohibited with Municipal drinking water
  • Car wash businesses may apply for exemption

Facilites

  • Spray parks to be strictly managed
  • Golf courses, sports facilities, parks, schools and learning institutions are not allowed to establish new landscaping or sports files, except if irrigated only with non-potable water
  • Operation of spray parks prohibited
  • Golf courses, sports facilities, parks, schools and learning institutions are not allowed to establish new landscaping or sports files, except if irrigated only with non-potable water

Indigent water allocation

Free 350 litres Free 350 litres

Overall consumption per person

No restriction 100 litres/ person/day strongly encouraged

Read More
Black Coffee, 7s Rugby and coding for kids - Cape Town is in for a busy weekend!

Black Coffee, 7s Rugby and coding for kids - Cape Town is in for a busy weekend!

Deputy Editor for WhatsoninCapeTown.com Kristan Wood has all the details for events in the Mother City.

News 24 editor Adriaan Basson says Pauw will attend meeting with police

News 24 editor Adriaan Basson says Pauw will attend meeting with police

Investigative journalists Jacques Pauw and Pieter-Louis Myburgh have been summoned to a meeting with police.

Steinhoff money woes and why you should care

Steinhoff money woes and why you should care

The company lost around R100 billion leaving the JSE reeling in one of the biggest private sector business scandals.

Campaign uses Babushka dolls  to empower women and highlight sexual rights

Campaign uses Babushka dolls to empower women and highlight sexual rights

A series of Babushka dolls (Russian nesting doll) was created to empower women through the Zazi campaign.

Mayor Patricia De Lille: on forensic investigation into claims of corruption

Mayor Patricia De Lille: on forensic investigation into claims of corruption

Cape Town mayor chats to Kineo Kammies about allegations against her and says due process must follow its course.

Free smartphones dished out to guests at Cape Town's President Hotel

Free smartphones dished out to guests at Cape Town's President Hotel

The hotel rooms have smartphones that guests can use free of charge while on holiday.

Popular articles
[LISTEN] 'We are dealing with an outbreak of Listeriosis' - Dr Thomas

[LISTEN] 'We are dealing with an outbreak of Listeriosis' - Dr Thomas

Head of the Centre for Enteric Diseases at the NICD Dr Thomas says that Listeriosis is problematic because it isn’t notifiable.

Publisher saves South African students billions with free textbooks

Publisher saves South African students billions with free textbooks

This year we're going to hit a million downloads of free textbooks in SA - James van der Westhuizen, country manager for Bookboon.

‘Conflicted’ Zuma will never again have say in appointing NPA boss, court hears

‘Conflicted’ Zuma will never again have say in appointing NPA boss, court hears

Shaun Abrahams is no longer the National Director of Public Prosecutions and President Zuma can't appoint his replacement.

Steinhoff money woes and why you should care

Steinhoff money woes and why you should care

The company lost around R100 billion leaving the JSE reeling in one of the biggest private sector business scandals.

Few retirement funds unaffected by Steinhoff implosion (i.e. you just got had)

Few retirement funds unaffected by Steinhoff implosion (i.e. you just got had)

Your money, and Steinhoff… Bruce Whitfield interviews Certified Financial Planner Peter Calitz.

‘There were clear warning signs at Steinhoff. All of which fund managers missed’

‘There were clear warning signs at Steinhoff. All of which fund managers missed’

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Sygnia Group CEO Magda Wierzycka.

Zille: 40 000 affordable housing units in the pipeline for WC

Zille: 40 000 affordable housing units in the pipeline for WC

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille says the government plays a crucial role in the provision of affordable housing in the province.