Urgent: Level 2 Water Restrictions for Knysna

Knysna Municipality - Level 2 water restrictions Dec 2016URGENT: Due to the levels of our dams and rivers, the Knysna Municipality has been forced to implement LEVEL 2 WATER RESTRICTIONS with IMMEDIATE EFFECT.

This means that potable municipal water is restricted to human consumption and businesses only. No watering of gardens, washing of boats etc.

Businesses are being instructed to implement water recycling systems for their businesses.

Artificial water features and fountains may only run with recycled water from this moment on.

All residents much retrofit their taps, showerheads and other plumbing equipment with water efficient devices.


With immediate effect an additional 50% of the approved water consumption tariff will be applied when residents’ consumption is more than 20kl/month.