South Africa : Cape Town City water safe for human consumption
South Africa : Cape Town City water safe for human consumption - By Nthambeleni Gabara
Cape Town - The City of Cape Town's water is healthy and safe for human consumption, says City's Director of Water and Sanitation, Lungile Dhlamini.
He said water originating in the Theewaterskloof Dam and being distributed to many suburbs in the city might currently have a slight taste and odour, but is entirely safe to drink.
"The cause of the taste is algae that multiplies in the dams during the summer due to the higher temperatures and has recurred sporadically for a number of years.
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