City of Cape Town welcomes ‘major court victory for preservation of water sources’

A ruling by the Western Cape High Court has been described as “a watershed ruling” for the preservation of Cape Town’s rivers, floodplains, and wetlands.

The judgement refers to a case in which the City approached the courts to order Really Useful Investments, a developer of the Hout Bay Beach Club, to remove infilling material from the floodplain of the Disa River.

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