Cape Town to lower water tariffs

Many communities on the Cape Flats say despite using water sparingly, the City is charging them high water tariffs. And it's putting lots of stress on the elderly. But municipal bosses have announced some much-needed relief for ratepayers. eNCA Ronald Masinda reports. Courtesy #DStv403

CAPE TOWN - The City of Cape Town is promising to lower tariffs and water restrictions it implemented during its drought.

This comes as much-need relief for communities on the Cape Flats who say -- despite using water sparingly -- they are still being charged high water tariffs.

READ: Cape Town water tariffs: City rejects claims of overpricing

Dams in the Western Cape Water Supply System are now 100 percent full.

New tariffs will come into effect from 1 November.

* Watch the full video report by Ronald Masinda above.

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eNCA