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Comment on the City’s Draft Water and Sanitation Policy<h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​About the policy​​​​​​​</h2><p>The proposed draft Water and Sanitation Policy outlines the principles and actions that we have adopted in an effort to ensure that we continue to provide reliable and sustainable water and sanitation services into the future. </p><p> This all-encompassing City policy represents principles that guide current and future decisions in the provision of water and sanitation services in Cape Town. </p><h4> The proposed policy aims to: </h4><ul><li>Address the broader mandate of the <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Departments/Water%20and%20Sanitation%20Department">Water and Sanitation Department</a>, with a wide range of functions. </li><li>Align with relevant national and provincial legislation, as well as other City strategies and policies. </li><li> Incorporate the shifts in the environmental, technological, social and economic context of the city in recent years. </li><li>Inform our standard operating procedures, to promote a transversal approach that identifies and engages with all relevant stakeholders in the sustainable and enhanced provision of water and sanitation services to communities in Cape Town.</li><li> Serve as the basis for our <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/residential-utility-services/residential-water-and-sanitation-services/know-your-water-regulations">water-related by-laws</a></li><li>Serve the <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/general/cape-town-water-strategy">City’s Water Strategy (2019)</a>, to achieve our goal of becoming a water sensitive city by 2040. </li></ul><p> In terms of section 17 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, Act 32 of 2000, you can submit comments to the municipality. </p><ul><li> Access the <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/Draft_Water_and_Sanitation_Policy_2021.pdf" target="_blank">Draft Water and Sanitation Policy</a></li><li>Access a summary of the draft policy (<a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/WS_Policy_Summary_ENG.pdf" target="_blank">English</a> | <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/WS_Policy_Summary_AFR.pdf" target="_blank">Afrikaans</a> | <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Bylaws%20and%20policies/WS_Policy_Summary_XHOSA.pdf" target="_blank">isiXhosa</a>)</li><li> Access the advert (<a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/HYS_WATER_AND_SANITATION_POLICY_EN.pdf" target="_blank">English</a> | <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/HYS_WATER_AND_SANITATION_POLICY_AF.pdf" target="_blank">Afrikaans</a> | <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Forms%2c%20notices%2c%20tariffs%20and%20lists/HYS_WATER_AND_SANITATION_POLICY_XH.pdf" target="_blank">isiXhosa</a>) </li></ul><p> You can also access the information at: </p><ul><li> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Explore%20and%20enjoy/See-all-city-facilities/our-service-facilities/Libraries">City libraries</a> </li><li> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/Meet-the-City/city-council/find-your-councillor-ward-or-subcouncil">Subcouncil offices</a> </li><li>In the document downloads section below ​</li></ul><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Comment period​​​​​​​</h2><p>Comments and objections may be submitted from <strong>1 July - 31 July 2021</strong>.​</p><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Submit your comment​​​​​​​</h2><p><a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/_layouts/15/WebFeedback.SharePoint/webfeedback.aspx?id=%20b549a382-7595-434c-b333-7e05626a5fd2" target="_blank">Submit your comment online</a>.</p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info note">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Please note</h4><p> Our Public Participation Unit will assist you if you would like to submit comments but have a disability or are unable to read or write. See contact details below: </p></div></div></span> <h4>Public Participation Unit</h4><p>For help submitting your comment, contact:</p><h4>Frederick Venter</h4><p> <em>Telephone:<br><a>021 400 1768 </a><br><br> Email:<br><a href="mailto:frederick.venter@capetown.gov.za">frederick.venter@capetown.gov.za</a> </em></p><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Contact us​​​​​​​</h2><p>For more information and general enquiries about the policy, contact our Water and Sanitation Department:</p><p> <em>Email: <br> <a href="mailto:water@capetown.gov.za"> water@capetown.gov.za</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 July – 31 July 20210

 

 

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