Volunteer Wildfire Services Open Day 2017

The annual Volunteer Wildfire Services Open Day is back, and the public are invited for family-orientated day where the volunteers demonstrate their fire-fighting skills and raise awareness about wildfires. Pre-register your children HERE – https://goo.gl/forms/Suec41X0HgNoMFKh1 – to fast track the process on the day. Registration of your children will be compulsory to allow them to partake in … Read more

Johnny Clegg live at Kirstenbosch – The Final JourneyTour

Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden bids farewell to Johnny Clegg. “Kirstenbosch is pleased to announce that we will host a Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden farewell to Johnny Clegg. Johnny has played at the Garden for the past 10 years and has agreed to bring his Final Journey tour to the Garden. This will be his final performance in … Read more

Removal of alien vegetation at Wemmershoek Dam will help City save water and stretch supply

From: City of Cape Town Date: 15 November 2017 Today I visited the Wemmershoek Dam to view the progress made on removing alien vegetation in the catchment area. Alien vegetation around the dam and in the catchment areas uses a huge amount of water and clearing this vegetation will assist the city to conserve water … Read more

National Cape Antique Fair

The National Cape Antique Fair sees a selection of top South African dealers, under the auspices of the National Antiques & Decorative Arts Association (NAADA), come to Cape Town to celebrate antiques and interiors. Guests are invited to attend and browse the antiques, collectables, decorative arts, vintage clothing and jewellery, and interior design pieces on … Read more

Wind, hot weather leads to decline in dam levels

From: City of Cape Town Dam storage levels are at 36.8%, with useable water at 26.8%. Collective water usage is 582 million litres, therefore 82 million litres above the required level of 500 million litres per day. Our dam levels have declined by 1% over the past week. This could be attributed to the high winds … Read more

City commissions project to bring additional drinking water online from springs and Molteno Reservoir

From: City of Cape Town The first water from the Oranjezicht Main Springs Chamber started flowing into the Molteno Reservoir today, 8 November 2017. This is part of the City of Cape Town’s ongoing Water Resilience Programme to increase the supply of drinking water. This project will see an additional two million litres per day … Read more