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How smart meters can save water in drought ridden Cape Town

3 Sep 2017, Conversation Media Group, the

Water usage is difficult to monitor in times of restriction, as the usage specifications first come with the bill once a month. Smart metering measures report water usage by the minute, with the objective of helping people to conserve water and creating awareness of water consumption.


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (DWAF)
  • Website: http://www.dwaf.gov.za/
  • Contact:Deputy Director Veldfires Regulation
  • Phone:012 334 0404 0828845541


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (DWAF)
  • Website: http://www.dwaf.gov.za/
  • Contact:Deputy Director Veldfires Regulation
  • Phone:012 334 0404 0828845541


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