6b tariff and pipe levy

Have your say and influence the decision on the punitive level 6b water tariff and the pipe levy.

Your input will be added to our report which will be delivered to the Mayor (your personal details will not be disclosed). We require mass participation to validate a true reflection of Cape Town citizens, so please have your say.

Should you be unsure, please read the live comments or summary, below the form.  Closing date is 14 September 2018.

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16159 active Cape Town citizens on this campaign, so far.

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Do you think the 6b water tariff and pipe levy should be dropped?
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Displaying newest 5 comments.

Yes I do
My father told me the DA was called the Devil Apartheid Party and he said Cape Town and surrounding areas will be for the super rich and the super poor and the rest of us will be driven out by the DA by the means of illegal tariffs . The DA are governed by a third Force that are implementing the exact same policys in other countries around the world to achieve a controlled Society where the middle class will have no say because they will not exist and Cape Town will become the rich man's Paradise and with 5G being implemented so to use this weapon to target individuals or protesters as could be seen in Ireland and many other countries. All I can say is goodbye middle class you'll be remembered in history books for a short while.
Yes I do
I object to the proposed new water meters. Also owners should NOT pay for water meters as the meters are situated on council property. We pay more than enough taxes.
Mogamat Yusuf
Yes I do
When I applied for development of erf 280 I was told that it would be cheaper to install a 100mm water connection instead of 12 separate connections. Now I'm being charged a monthly levey of R2500. This is daylight robbery.
Yes I do
Yes I do
because we just keep paying and the money keeps getting stolen .


Current Dam Water Levels – 18/9/2018
Major dams Storage
Ml %
Capacity when full    18/9/2018
Berg River 130 010 98.5
Steenbras Lower 33 517 87.8
Steenbras Upper 31 767 95.1
Theewaterskloof 480 188 53
Voëlvlei 164 095 83.8
Wemmershoek 58 644 90.8
Total Stored Ml 898 221 633 227
Total % Storage 70.5


[LISTEN] Sputnik Ratau, spokesperson for the Department of Water and Sanitation says tariffs are responsibility of local government.


Earlier this week the Mayor of Cape Town responded to our letter of 21 August, wherein we requested clarity on a number of issues to be addressed at the City’s month-end budget adjustment meeting. Some of the issues we raised were;
– the punitive 6b charges,
– the pipe levy
– increased sewage charges
– revenue overcollection by the City

We are now requesting your input on these points so we can present the City with a true reflection of the voice of the people. Your input will be added to our report which will be delivered to the Mayor (your personal details will not be disclosed).

6b tariff

Important to note; this is not a petition but is a step in an essential Participative Democracy process protected under the SA Constitution. Your comment is immediately registered as a unique entry and must, by law, be individually acknowledged and considered. Had this been a petition, all comments would be seen as a single submission. This process forms a solid foundation for a legal case should the necessity arise.

By using this service you ensure an accurate record is held by civil society (on our encrypted database) so government cannot dispute facts or figures. 


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