Frequently Asked Questions
Residents and businesses have raised many concerns and questions regarding water security in the province.
In this section you will find documents put together by the Western Cape Government and its partners to address some of the most common FAQs by businesses, citizens and other interested parties.
FAQs for Business
Please note we are in the process of reviewing the FAQs
FAQs for Residents
Many questions are being asked about the management of water sources and the impact thereof on the urban water users within the Greater Cape Town area. A very useful document is now available for the City of Cape Town and can be found here.
The City of Cape Town’s water map provides information on household water use, treated effluent collection points and water pressure management zones. Click here to read some of the FAQs received by the City of Cape Town around the Water Map. For more information on other towns and cities in your province, please contact your local municipality.
FAQs for Tourists
Please note that we are in the process of reviewing the FAQ.
FAQs Water use Authorisation
DWS has developed a FAQ to answer all questions wrt Water Use Authorisation.
For more information click: Water Use Authorisation FAQ