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City of Cape Town LEVEL 3B Water Restrictions


City of Cape Town LEVEL 3B Water Restrictions


City of Cape Town LEVEL 3B water restrictions (Level 3 (30% water savings): when dam levels are critically low)

NO Watering (with municipal drinking water) of

- flower beds

- lawns

- vegetables and other plants

- sports fields

- parks and other open spaces

Watering is only allowed on Tuesdays and Saturdays before 09:00 or after 18:00 for a maximum of one hour per day per property and only if using a bucket or watering can. No use of hosepipes or any sprinkler systems allowed.

NO watering within 48 hours of rainfall

NO washing or hosing down of

- hard-surfaced paved areas

- vehicles

- boats

Vehicles and boats must be washed with non-potable water using a bucket or watering can or washed at a commercial carwash.

Manual topping up of swimming pools allowed only if fitted with a pool cover. The use of portable or any temporary play pools is prohibited.

Facilities/customers making use of boreholes, treated effluent water, spring water or wellpoints are not exempt.


Author City Of Cape Town
Published 30 Jan 2017 / Views -
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