#WaterWatch

#Water Crisis Update:The tenant-landlord relationship, what's legal, what's not?

Speaking to Kieno Kammies, Caleb Jones from Norton Rose Fullbright, explains the different leases that bind both tenants and landlords during the water crises.

Jones said both tenants and landlords should familiarise themselves with their lease and if a tenant uses more water than the allocated 50 litres per day, most leases do have a clause that protects them.

The lease will in broad terms have a clause which states that the tenant must use the property in a lawful manner and comply with all the by-laws, and 50 litres per day is a by-law and a tenant would have to comply.

Caleb Jones,Norton Rose Fullbright

Jones said there are other clauses that both tenant and landlord need in order to make their relationship work better during the water crises.

Listen to the interview as Jones further explains....


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Global workshop offers ideas on how to build a water resilient Cape Town

Global workshop offers ideas on how to build a water resilient Cape Town

100 Resilient Cities is a project which helps cities worldwide become more resilient to social, economic and climate challenges.

UCT Architecture students design water points for Imizamo Yethu residents

UCT Architecture students design water points for Imizamo Yethu residents

UCT's School of Architecture 2nd year students are doing their best to improve the lives of people in Imizamo Yethu.

Cape Town dams on 70% for the first time since 2015

Cape Town dams on 70% for the first time since 2015

Cape Town's dam levels have hit the 70% mark but experts say Capetonians still have to be cautious in their water consumption.

Water Files: Desalination as a viable option for Cape Town's water problems

Water Files: Desalination as a viable option for Cape Town's water problems

Christine Colvin tackles the pros and cons of desalination in the World Wildlife Fund Wednesday Water File.

Simple hygiene do’s and don’ts to prevent diarrhoea during a water crises

Simple hygiene do’s and don’ts to prevent diarrhoea during a water crises

In the health feature, infectious diseases specialist Professor Helena Rabie talks about stomach bugs, and how to treat them.

[LISTEN] Mayor Patricia de Lille's plans to implement new 50 litre water limit

[LISTEN] Mayor Patricia de Lille's plans to implement new 50 litre water limit

EWN Reporter Graig-Lee Smith says that the target is 87 litres of water per day but Capetonians have exceeded that amount.

Popular articles
[LISTEN] New Visa regulations could change the face of South African tourism

[LISTEN] New Visa regulations could change the face of South African tourism

Lecturer at TUT's Dept of Tourism, Unathi Henama says that the tourism sector is at the center of the economic policies in SA.

'My hubby is 75 and we still do it' - stories about sex on the other side of 50

'My hubby is 75 and we still do it' - stories about sex on the other side of 50

Is biology putting the brakes on your sexuality? Callers share their experiences of sex and growing older.

17-year-old learner killed teacher for not allowing him to jump the food queue

17-year-old learner killed teacher for not allowing him to jump the food queue

Spokesperson for Education department says the fact that this learner is still in Grade 10 at 17 may indicate there is a problem.

Tell me what you want: Study reveals most common sexual fantasies

Tell me what you want: Study reveals most common sexual fantasies

What are your sexual fantasies? Disclosure can bring sexual freedom, but it can also have downsides. A study lists the top trends.

Transgender 'dragon lady' has ears removed and says testicles are next to go

Transgender 'dragon lady' has ears removed and says testicles are next to go

Tiamat Medusa has undergone extreme body modification and claims to be the most modified trans person in the world.

How Tracey Chambers is helping unemployed moms become entrepreneurs

How Tracey Chambers is helping unemployed moms become entrepreneurs

The Clothing Bank gives women access to discounted merchandise and 500 hours of training in money management and business skills.

3 emergency numbers you should have on speed dial and how they work

3 emergency numbers you should have on speed dial and how they work

These are the emergency numbers you should have on your cellphone and this is what you must understand about how they work.