Published on 06-13-2012 03:58 PM
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A household must use not more than 25kl of water per month.
Watering gardens will not be allowed, it must stop with immediate effect.
There will be interim disconnection of water where illegal connections are found to have happened.
Businesses, hotels, boarding house government buildings, schools and recreation clubs must reduce their annual usage by 30%.
Valve management shall be implemented during periods of the day as and when required. However, the times will be communicated to residents on time.
The Speaker and Ward Councillors will embark on public awareness campaigns to inform the community about these water conservation and water restrictions.
The Traffic Officers and Water Services Officials will monitor adherence to these restrictive measures.
A fine of R500.00 will be imposed upon anyone found abusing water resources in line with restrictions. Failure to pay the fine will result in criminal charges being brought against the person in terms of the Water Restrictions Bylaw.
Exceeding the household limit of 25kl per household will result in tariff increase as follows: increase of 30% between 25-35kl and increase of 50% above 35kl.
Businesses, hotels, boarding house government buildings, schools and recreation clubs will get a 30% penalty in levy.
All businesses, hotels, boarding houses, government buildings, schools and recreation clubs that cannot achieve this should apply to Director Technical Services for consideration of an exemption based on valid reasons.
For more information on these restrictive measures contact: Thabo Mokhethoa on 0828363196