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Comment on the proposed application to renew the Cape Flats aquifer water use licence<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​About​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p>We intend to renew the water use licence at the National Department of Water and Sanitation; as part of our Cape Flats aquifer groundwater development.</p><p>Authorisation (licence number: 01/G40A/AE/7272) for abstraction of groundwater and the injection of high quality advanced treated effluent was issued to the City in December 2017. This authorisation is due to expire in December 2022.</p><h4>The new water use licence will be for:</h4><ul><li>The abstraction of groundwater volumes up to 28 million m³ from the Cape Flats aquifer. </li><li>The injection of high quality advanced treated effluent volumes up to 23, 5 million m³ into the Cape Flats aquifer for municipal bulk supply (For domestic, urban, commercial, and industrial use).</li></ul><h4>Location</h4><p>The proposed activity will take place in areas close to the planned municipal wellfields, including:</p><ul><li>Hanover Park </li><li>Mitchells Plain </li><li>Philippi (Central and North) <br></li><li>Strandfontein (North, East, West) </li><li>Swartklip</li></ul><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Comment period</h2><p>Submit your comments and objections from <strong>1 August – 30 September 2022</strong>.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Submit your comment</h2><p><strong>Online</strong><br> <a href="" target="_blank">Submit your comment online</a>.<br></p><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Contact us</h2><p>For more information and general enquiries, contact:</p><h4>Candice Lasher</h4><p><em>Email:<br> <a href=""></a></em></p><p>Or</p><h4>Philani Msimango<br></h4><p><em>Email:<br> <a href=""></a></em> </p>GP0|#cc1f7b28-f43b-45ab-a0f2-08b4fefef7ed;L0|#0cc1f7b28-f43b-45ab-a0f2-08b4fefef7ed|Issues open for public comment;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#79e6adda-2aa2-4523-bc29-296828216c931 August – 30 September 20220





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