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Think waterGP0|#c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57;L0|#0c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57|Explore and enjoy;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GP0|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;L0|#0245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711|Family and home;GP0|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;L0|#0af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752|Local and communities;GP0|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24;L0|#0e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24|Work and business;GP0|#0549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90;L0|#00549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90|City-Connect1WhiteCape Town is experiencing a serious water shortage due to insufficient rainfall and fast declining dam levels. We all need to THINK WATER. <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/thinkwater ">thinkwater </a>Blue<img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/drought_header6_dayzero.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Normal
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Commercial water restrictions explainedGP0|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24;L0|#0e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24|Work and business;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GP0|#0549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90;L0|#00549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90|City-Connect;GP0|#c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57;L0|#0c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57|Explore and enjoy;GP0|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;L0|#0245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711|Family and home;GP0|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;L0|#0af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752|Local and communities1Insufficient rainfall and fast declining dam levels have led to the current drought in Cape Town. We need to work together to change the way we use our water<a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/work%20and%20business/commercial-utility-services/commercial-water-and-sanitation-services/Commercial-water-restrictions-explained">Commercial-water-restrictions-explained</a><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/2016%20commercial%20water%20restrictions%20explained%20Header.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Normal
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Enforcement unit on the way to protect Metrorail commuters and infrastructureJoint partnership between the City, Western Cape Provincial Government and PRASA<p>​The details about how the dedicated enforcement unit will be funded, established and managed are addressed in a memorandum of agreement (MOA) between PRASA, the City of Cape Town and the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works.</p><p>The MOA follows on from the commitment that was made during the rail summit convened and attended by the City’s Transport and Urban Development Authority (TDA), the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works, PRASA, rail experts and business leaders in Woodstock on 9 February 2018. </p><p>The cost to establish and operate the unit for a period of 12 months is approximately R47,9 million and will be jointly funded by the TDA, the Western Cape Government and PRASA. It is foreseen that the unit will be operational within the next two to three months.</p><p>‘The unit will consist of at least a hundred members and will focus on commuter safety as well as vandalism and the theft of crucial Metrorail infrastructure and assets. The unit’s members will rely on technology and crime intelligence, and will support the South African Police Service to identify those who are involved in the illicit metals theft industry. The ultimate goal is to address the safety and security issues so that we can stabilise the urban rail service in the short term,’ said the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Transport and Urban Development, Councillor Brett Herron.</p><p>The City will be responsible for the appointment and training of the law enforcement officers.</p><p>‘PRASA is confident that rail commuters will benefit from an increased focus on safety,’ said acting PRASA Group Executive, Mr Lindikaya Zide.</p><p>‘I am pleased to see this initiative come to fruition after years of discussion. It was apparent at the summit in February that stakeholder collaboration and resource integration is a more effective way of tackling issues that impact on all modes of public transport,’ said Metrorail Western Cape regional manager, Mr Richard Walker. </p><p>The Metrorail Western Cape region will designate 50 members of the current Protection Services Unit to be trained in peace officer, traffic warden, and tactical street survival skills. They will form part of this task team.</p><p>‘This initiative will support and assist in expediting our PRASA plans to professionalise and transform our own Protection Services Department to a more effective, better skilled and equipped transit-oriented unit to combat crime. The unit will have a two-pronged focus – primarily to deal with the vandalism, theft and illegal trade of non-ferrous metal and copper, and secondly to increase visible policing on trains and stations for improved commuter safety,’ said Mr Walker.</p><p>From a Western Cape Government point of view, the socio-economic and environmental benefit of a well-functioning rail service cannot be overstated, said Donald Grant, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works and convener of the Rail Management Task Team.</p><p>‘A functioning, safe and secure rail network has the potential to connect in a way that is inclusive, efficient, and competitive, providing access to opportunities to the City’s population. Rail is likely to remain the biggest mode of transport of Cape Town’s workforce, even though passenger numbers are on the decline. I have always been excited by the potential of rail to be the foundation of commuter transport through a safe and affordable service for those without cars, and as a viable alternative mode for car users. Now is the time for inter-governmental cooperation in the spirit of the Constitution, and for the private sector and all other stakeholders to work with government to improve the situation. Addressing security as an urgent priority will go a long way towards achieving this. The present and future commuters of Cape Town and this region deserve a functional and effective rail service that fulfils its potential,’ said Minister Grant.</p><p><br><strong>End</strong><br></p>2018-05-23T22:00:00Z1
Uitsig backyarders have better access to running water thanks to City’s innovative campaign Residents living in backyards finally have access to their own taps and running water thanks to an innovative project<p>​This morning I visited houses in Uitsig where residents living in backyards finally have access to their own taps and running water thanks to an innovative project.</p><p>The City of Cape Town is currently installing taps with running water to 232 backyard dwellings in Uitsig. These taps are connected to a smart box that enables a family living in the backyard to access 200 litres of water per day. </p><p>Previously, backyard dwellers were dependent on the water allocations of residents living in the main house on the property. With the smart box, each tap only releases water when a special key is inserted.</p><p>So far, the City has installed taps and smart boxes at 67 properties in Uitsig during the past month. Contractors are also busy upgrading infrastructure in the community to enable the City to install flushing toilets in each of the 232 backyards.   </p><p> </p><span><div class="image-gallery-slider img-gal-1" id="img-gal-1" data-slides="3" data-slide="1" style="height:493.5px;"><div class="image-gallery-content" style="height:414px;">​​​​ <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-1"> <img class="responsive" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre/uitsug.jpg" alt="" style="width:948px;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p> <a title="title" href="#"> <b></b></a> residents living in backyards finally have access to their own taps and running water thanks to an innovative project</p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-2"> <img class="responsive" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre/uitsug2.jpg" alt="" style="width:2140px;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p> <b></b> residents living in backyards finally have access to their own taps and running water thanks to an innovative project</p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-3"> <img class="responsive" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre/uitsug3.jpg" alt="" style="width:948px;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p> <b></b> residents living in backyards finally have access to their own taps and running water thanks to an innovative project</p> </figcaption> </figure> </div><div class="image-gallery-control"><div class="image-gallery-caption"><p> <a title="title" href="#"> <b>Aerial view of Cape Town</b></a> - Loren ipsum dolor sit amet loren ipsum dolor sit amet Loren ipsum dolor sit amet.</p></div><div class="image-gallery-nav"><div class="nav-info">1 of 3</div><div class="slide-next"> <i class="icon arrow-white-next"></i> </div><div class="slide-prev"> <i class="icon arrow-white-prev"></i>​</div></div></div></div>​​</span><p>The City is expected to spend R5,4 million to provide water and sanitation services to backyarders in Uitsig. During the current financial year, the City allocated R233,4 million for the installation and maintenance of sanitation facilities to residents living in backyards or informal settlements in areas across the city.</p><p>Over the next three financial years until 2021, the City plans to spend more than R850 million on informal settlements upgrades and backyarder services.</p><p>Today I met some of the residents benefiting from the City’s efforts. Johnny Smith, 62, a grandfather from Uitsig, told me about his plans to revive his own vegetable garden. Another resident, Reginald Lucas, 53, says his family’s life is now easier that they have access to cooking water instead of being reliant on the main house for water. </p><p>It is heart-warming to know that the City’s efforts are improving the lives of our most vulnerable residents. This programme speaks to the City’s aim to build a caring city and our goals outlined in the Organisational Development and Transformation Plan to be more customer-centric. The City of Cape Town is providing basic services to people living in backyards while those who qualify wait for formal housing opportunities.</p><p>The City is restoring the dignity of all our residents through achieving excellence in service delivery. </p><p><br><strong>End</strong></p>2018-05-22T22:00:00Z1
Libraries look to communities to help curb vandalism and theftAt just after 13:00 on Tuesday, a group of attackers stormed the facility and vandalised computer equipment, windows and doors.<span>​<figure class="figure-credits left"><img class="responsive" alt="placeholder" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre/Uitsig4.jpeg" style="width:1023px;" /><figcaption> <p> © City of Cape Town</p> </figcaption> </figure></span>At just after 13:00 on Tuesday, a group of attackers stormed the facility and vandalised computer equipment, windows and doors. Staff and patrons were also threatened with physical violence. It is further believed that the group intended to set fire to the building as police later found some type of accelerant outside. <p>‘It appears that the incident was linked to protest action in the area, and, while staff and patrons were not physically hurt, they have been left traumatised by the ordeal. I appeal to anyone in the community who knows anything about this incident to please approach the police or the City’s enforcement agencies so that we can hold those responsible to account for their actions,’ said the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security; and Social Services, Alderman JP Smith.</p><span><figure class="figure-credits right"><img class="responsive" alt="placeholder" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre/Uitsig1.jpeg" style="width:1023px;" /><figcaption> <p>© City of Cape Town</p> </figcaption> </figure><p>The City has yet to calculate the cost of the damage, but the incident comes at a time when the Library and Information Service has already submitted 110 insurance claims in the current financial year valued at R1 247 864,44. This is three times higher than the 58 claims submitted in the previous financial year for R377 394,13. </p><p>‘Some of our libraries are under siege with thieves stealing anything of value that they can lay their hands on, from air-conditioning units to computers. There is also malicious damage to property targeting doors, windows and ceilings and, frankly, we are appalled.</p><p>‘We are working very hard to modernise our libraries and stay apace with technology for the benefit of our users. Our SmartCape facilities are crucial to learners who need to conduct research for projects and assignments, but also to jobseekers and entrepreneurs. To deprive people of these opportunities through cable theft or vandalism and even the theft of desktop computers is nothing short of callous,’ said Alderman Smith. </p><span>​<figure class="figure-credits left"><img class="responsive" alt="placeholder" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre/Uitsig3.jpeg" style="width:1023px;" /><figcaption> <p> © City of Cape Town</p> </figcaption> </figure></span></span>Of the City’s 104 libraries, 17 feature prominently on the list of insurance claims and account for 54% of all claims submitted in the last three financial years, with the most damage occurring at the Bellville, Bishop Lavis, Eerste River, Goodwood, Hangberg and Heideveld libraries.<p>‘Our library staff have started engaging with the local councillors and subcouncils to highlight the seriousness of the situation during community meetings and to secure the buy-in from these communities to take ownership of their local facilities and help track down the culprits. In many instances, people know who the criminals are but are too fearful or apathetic to do anything. Libraries are such important resources in the communities they serve and should be protected at all costs,’ added Alderman Smith.</p><p>Some of the measures implemented to negate the risk of theft or vandalism include perimeter lighting, installation of burglar bars and tinted windows, alarm systems and additional beams and sensors at potential entry points like ceilings and courtyards. A number of City libraries are also on the list of facilities set to form part of the recently expanded Facility Protection Officer initiative <a href="https://bit.ly/2LlLvDN" target="_blank">https://bit.ly/2LlLvDN</a></p><p>‘I also call on neighbourhood watches and other local community policing structures to help us safeguard our community facilities at large. We also have an informant reward system for information that can lead to the successful apprehension and conviction of persons who target City infrastructure or the recovery of stolen items. We need all hands on deck if we’re going to throw the book at criminals,’ said Alderman Smith.</p><p><strong>End</strong></p><p> </p>2018-05-22T22:00:00Z1
City opens new spring collection point next to Newlands Swimming PoolThe new site was blessed on Tuesday 22 May 2018 during an interfaith ceremony <p>​The City of Cape Town has constructed a new spring water collection point in response to demand at a more suitable site on the northern side of the Newlands Swimming Pool, with assistance from the brewer, AB InBev. This new site has good public access for both pedestrians and for the parking for vehicles, and offers better facilities. </p><p>The new site was blessed on Tuesday 22 May 2018 during an interfaith ceremony with representatives from many different faiths and included traditional leadership from Cape Town. This included (in alphabetical order) Baha’i, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and traditional leaders and healers.   </p><span><div class="image-gallery-slider img-gal-1" id="img-gal-1" data-slides="3" data-slide="1" style="height:493.5px;"><div class="image-gallery-content" style="height:414px;">​​​​ <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-1"> <img class="responsive" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre/springs%20prayer1.jpg" alt="" style="width:948px;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p> <a title="title" href="#"> <b></b></a>The new site was blessed on Tuesday 22 May 2018 during an interfaith ceremony </p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-2"> <img class="responsive" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre/springs%20prayer2.jpg" alt="" style="width:948px;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p> <b></b>The new site was blessed on Tuesday 22 May 2018 during an interfaith ceremony </p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-3"> <img class="responsive" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre/springs%20prayer3.jpg" alt="" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p> <b></b>The new site was blessed on Tuesday 22 May 2018 during an interfaith ceremony </p> </figcaption> </figure> </div><div class="image-gallery-control"><div class="image-gallery-caption"><p> <a title="title" href="#"> <b>Aerial view of Cape Town</b></a> - Loren ipsum dolor sit amet loren ipsum dolor sit amet Loren ipsum dolor sit amet.</p></div><div class="image-gallery-nav"><div class="nav-info">1 of 3</div><div class="slide-next"> <i class="icon arrow-white-next"></i> </div><div class="slide-prev"> <i class="icon arrow-white-prev"></i>​</div></div></div></div>​​</span><p> </p><p>Residents should please collect water from this new site going forward. The access to spring water collection at the Kildare Road site and at the SAB site has been closed. [NOTE TO EDITORS: please note that the Kildare access was closed on Wednesday 23 May 2018 and SAB is to follow shortly. For the purpose of publication next week, this has been changed to past tense.]</p><p>There are multiple considerations which have been taken into account in this decision to relocate the spring water access point. The City acknowledges that there is a history of water collection at the Kildare Spring site. The City has heard residents who want to collect spring water, and has also heard residents who have raised safety and convenience issues, and others who have asked for spring water to be added into the municipal drinking water system at this time of drought. </p><p>Spring water, like all water, is a national resource which is regulated by the National Department of Water and Sanitation and the City works closely with this national department on how best to utilise and manage the springs. The City has an obligation to ensure compliance with legislation like the national Water Act, and to ensure that water resources are used in a way that benefits all Capetonians. </p><p>Unlimited usage is not sustainable. The informal water outlet structure at Kildare Street spring was unfortunately erected illegally, although the City recognises the intent of the individual who constructed it was to provide assistance. The City is liaising further on the way forward.</p><p>By law, a proportion of the water has to flow into the river system as it forms a vital part of the natural water cycle and the environment. In this case it will flow into the Liesbeek River. The City intends to use any spring water in excess of this legislated ‘reserve’ for nature to feed into the bulk water supply system.</p><p> <strong>Information about the new spring water collection site:</strong></p><ul><li><div style="text-align:left;">The site is on the northern side of the Newlands Swimming Pool, near the Dean Street shopping centre. </div></li><li><div style="text-align:left;">It has access for both pedestrians and parking from Main Road. </div></li><li><div style="text-align:left;">There are 16 taps in a formal structure which has a platform for containers to stand on, and a drainage system. (Having taps which close means less wastage of spring water.) It is foreseen that these 16 taps will cater to the current needs of water collectors. The City will monitor the situation carefully and evaluate if there are sufficient water outlets.  </div></li><li><div style="text-align:left;">It is open seven days a week, from 05:00 to 23:00 (times are subject to review) and the site has been provided with lighting and public toilets. </div></li><li><div style="text-align:left;">A maximum of 25 ℓ per person may be collected at a time. This is to speed up the process of collection, but discretion will be applied if there is no queue at the time. </div></li><li><div style="text-align:left;">Vehicles may park there for a maximum of 15 minutes, and parking is also available a short walking distance away at the Newlands Swimming Pool parking. </div></li><li><div style="text-align:left;">The water comes from the same source as the spring at Kildare Road, and this new site is situated before the SAB spring collection point.</div></li><li><div style="text-align:left;">It is not treated water, and it is used at the residents’ own risk. </div></li><li><div style="text-align:left;">This water is not for commercial use, and may not be sold. City staff will monitor the site and act on municipal transgressions as they arise. </div></li></ul><p>The City thanks spring water collectors for their cooperation, and for saving municipal tap water.</p><p>For more information, please email <a href="mailto:water@capetown.gov.za">water@capetown.gov.za</a> or call <a>0860 103 089</a> or WhatsApp <a>063 407 3699</a> or SMS <a>31373</a> (max of 160 characters).</p><p> <br> <strong>End </strong> <br></p>2018-05-22T22:00:00Z1

 

 

 

 

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Alternative and recycled water sources for your organisationThe City is promoting the responsible use of alternative water sources that help to minimise the amount of drinking water used from our dams, which is important during a drought.GP0|#0549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90;L0|#00549bc50-a20a-4870-897a-a249a9f2ce90|City-Connect;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GP0|#c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57;L0|#0c529c1ac-1f8d-48ae-8079-d34f4dae9c57|Explore and enjoy;GP0|#245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711;L0|#0245ec7aa-a528-4cd3-bcac-597c292db711|Family and home;GP0|#af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752;L0|#0af370586-9ba3-404a-9d6e-02066ca42752|Local and communities;GP0|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24;L0|#0e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24|Work and business1<a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/work%20and%20business/commercial-utility-services/commercial-water-and-sanitation-services/alternative-and-recycled-water-sources-for-your-business-or-organisation">alternative-and-recycled-water-sources-for-your-business-or-organisation</a><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Alternative%20and%20recycled%20water%20sources%20for%20your%20business%20Header.jpg" width="1440" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Normal
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