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Update on water quality results for Muizenberg beach<p>​</p><p>The City of Cape Town took water samples at several points along Muizenberg beach on Friday, 28 May 2021. We can confirm that the enterococci results for all five single samples are within the National Guidelines for recreational activities.</p><p>The global and national standard for coastal water quality monitoring uses enterococci as the indicator as it remains in the coastal system for longer periods, and is more reflective of human based pollution. </p><p>We will keep on monitoring the water quality as per the National Guidelines on our standard monitoring programme now that the individual results show a return to normal for this time of year.<br> <br>The City advises beachgoers to keep in mind that the Zandvlei mouth may impact the water quality at Muizenberg beach from time to time when open to the sea.<br> <br>As general good practice it is advised to always swim or surf 150 m away from the mouth.<br> <br>The Zandvlei waterbody remains closed to the public until water quality tests confirm it is safe to use again. We will keep residents informed.</p><p>The closure does not affect the terrestrial sections of the Zandvlei Nature Reserve and other visitor facilities in the area. <br> </p><p><strong>End</strong></p>2021-06-03T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#deea27c8-fc1a-4357-bdbb-d54cb86a0ef9;L0|#0deea27c8-fc1a-4357-bdbb-d54cb86a0ef9|Muizenberg;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb;GP0|#701faa20-450e-444a-a0fd-ec8ec3f57e06;L0|#0701faa20-450e-444a-a0fd-ec8ec3f57e06|water quality10

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