Water Saving Tips

The City of Cape Town is currently implementing Level 2 Water restrictions. This is due in part to the low dam levels. It is everyone's responsibility to save water. Here are some usefill tips on how you can save water: Save water throughout your home Ensure all taps are fully closed – a dripping tap at 1 drip per second wastes up to 30 litres a day - th...
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Motorists encouraged to renew vehicle licence discs online

Motorists whose vehicle licence discs will expire on 31 October 2015 and are renewable by 21 November 2015 will not be receiving renewal notices. The City of Cape Town asks motorists to act proactively to ensure that the necessary arrangements are made and to renew discs online. The National Department of Transport’s (DOT) transfer of the Electronic National Traffic Informat...
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Tolling trial of the century to commence in High Court today

STATEMENT BY THE CITY’S MAYORAL COMMITTEE MEMBER: TRANSPORT FOR CAPE TOWN, COUNCILLOR BRETT HERRON Tuesday, 11 August 2015, will mark the first day of the City of Cape Town’s long awaited application to the Western Cape High Court for reviewing and setting aside SANRAL’s proposed tolling of portions of the N1 and N2 freeways. Our application could be regarded as the trial...
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Making Sense of Your Water Bill | City of Cape Town

The City of Cape Town’s Water and Sanitation Department has launched a new and improved website, loaded with useful information that may assist residents, learners, students, educators and visitors. The City is confident that the use of interactive diagrams, video clips, posters and brochures to present information in a more user-friendly way will significantly improve the e...
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New Load Shedding App

No more confusing PDFs, no more outdated schedules that are almost as frustrating as the power outages themselves – News24 has developed a nifty app that allows you to check exactly when your neighbourhood will be hit by load shedding. The free web application, Grid Watch allows users to type in their suburb name, and will then churn out an easy-to-understand schedule that s...
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New Load Shedding Schedule

The new schedules below are designed around the days of the month and reflect Eskom’s decision to implement loadshedding nationally on a regular basis and over weekends. They replace the previous schedules, which were designed around days of the week and were applicable for occasional loadshedding during peak demand times. Loadshedding stages depend on the extent of the shor...
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Louise Hanes-Balafas

A well known local name in real estate is flying a new flag!  Louise Hanes-Balafas has joined the Chas Everitt Cape Town South franchise owned by industry stalwart Andre de Villiers.  "We are delighted to have Louise join us at this crucial time as we are opening a Southern Suburbs office in the area before Spring to compliment our existing offic...
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