2021 Cape Town municipal water and sanitation tariff

Domestic Water and Sanitation Tariff (single residential) 2021

The domestic single residential sanitation tariff is linked to the water tariff at a rate of 70% of water consumption (70% of 50kl = 35kl).

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Added to the water tariff will be a fixed charged for the City water connection.
A 15mm connection is charged at R70.67 incl vat
A 22mm connection is charged at R120.18 incl vat
Registered indigent households do not pay the fixed basic charge

Refuse is collected weekly at a Refuse Charge of R163.30 incl vat for a 240-litre bin.

For a comprehensive look at City of Cape Town budget 2021/2022 click here.

Water Tariff (Incl. VAT)

From To Rand per kl July 2021
>   0.0   6.0 R  18.24
>   6.0 10.5 R  25.06
> 10.5 35.0 R  34.05
> 35.0   R  62.85

Sanitation Tariff (Incl. VAT)

From To Rand per kl July 2021
>   0.00   4.20 R  16.03
>   4.20   7.35 R  22.02
>   7.35 24.50 R  30.92
> 24.50 35.00 R  48.65