DEAR CAPE TOWN – A Cape Town action group has slammed the City of Cape Town’s proposed water tariff.
“Cape Town residents are standing together to oppose the drought charge the City of Cape Town is planning to impose from 01 February 2018‚” said STOP COCT Action Group in a statement.
The drought charge is based on the value of residents’ properties and moves away from a consumption-based charge for water.
“In 2017 the City of Cape Town already approved a similar daily surcharge on electricity which will add around R250 to an electricity bill before a light was switched on. The city is generally moving away from a consumption-based tariff system for both electricity and water‚” the organisation said.
A Cape Town action group has slammed the City of Cape Town’s proposed water tariff.