Ailing Cape Town sewerage system

City of Cape Town probe into vlei water reveals contaminated samples

Closure of vleis probably prolonged by presence of other pathogens in tests


News | 16 March 2022

Rietvlei opened again after City water quality tests found to be out of kilter

Milnerton Aquatic Club expresses gratitude to new Mayco member responsible for water and sanitation


News | 15 February 2022

City acts to clarify discrepancy in Rietvlei water quality tests

Tests conducted by Milnerton club contradict City’s tests that found high E. coli levels


News | 4 February 2022

A challenge to Cape Town’s new administration: please fix the sewerage system

This is one thing which affects all of us


GroundView | 20 January 2022

City of Cape Town falling short of directive to clean up Milnerton Lagoon

Green Scorpions finds City is not compliant with all its instructions


News | 14 December 2021

Cape Town’s polluted vleis costing jobs

Sewage spills are damaging local businesses and international tourism


News | 29 October 2021

Zandvlei opens for boating after sewage scare

But Rietvlei and Zeekoevlei are still closed


Brief | 5 October 2021

Rietvlei pollution unlikely to improve soon, fears Milnerton Aquatic Club

“We’re not seeing any action” by City of Cape Town says club commodore


News | 30 September 2021

Water tests show dangerous levels of bacteria in Zandvlei, Zeekoevlei, and Rietvlei

Months after vleis closed, City makes results public


News | 6 September 2021