City of Cape Town finding ways to save water
30 October 2010
The City of Cape Town has introduced an amendment to an existing by-law in a bid to save water.
The amendment states that before the transfer of a property a home seller must submit a certificate from an accredited plumber to the municipality.
The certificate that would be given to the home seller would state whether water installation at the home conformed to the national building regulations and whether there are any defects in the plumbing.
The city says this clause is necessary as there is not much the city can do to control water wastage on domestic properties.