The City of Cape Town (CoCT) has advised residents in the CBD and Atlantic seaboard not to drink municipal water until further notice.
CoCT said that its Water and Sanitation Department, in consultation with the City’s Health Department, is investigating complaints related to an unusual smell/taste of municipal tap water along the Atlantic Seaboard.
The reports indicate that water has an earthy/metallic character.
Residents of the Camps Bay, Sea Point and Fresnaye areas have been advised to refrain from drinking tap water until further notice.
The City said that as soon as test results from quality sampling were available, it would provide updates.
Additionally the City said that initial results should be available by Thursday 29 April 2021.