Xanthea Limberg

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Xanthea Limberg says : “The pumps at the station have since been unblocked and reinstated. The station is now running again,” External link

iol Friday, November 22, 2019 11:01:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “Dams are now slightly over the 80% mark, mainly due to good water conservation by our residents. However, it has been another drier-than-average year, raising serious concern that the drastic decrease in rainfall levels we’ve recently experienced could be permanent,” “As such, we are reminding residents to please remain conscious of, and responsive to, restriction levels as this will ensure the right balance between minimising inconvenience and ensuring water is available for the city to function” External link

citizen Monday, October 28, 2019 10:07:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “This year so far, has been another drier-than-average year, and assuming this trend will continue, it is important society remains conscientious of its water use,” External link

citizen Tuesday, October 22, 2019 2:37:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “After an extended period when Cape Town as a whole was exceeding our water-savings target, we are now approaching the maximum advisable level of water consumption,” External link

citizen Monday, October 14, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “When collection teams visit households, they provide two refuse bags for waste. There is also a seven-day-a-week programme, which includes 22 workers and four supervisors, who pick up general litter and undertake other cleaning services. Shipping containers are also on-site for the storage of waste,” External link

citizen Saturday, October 5, 2019 3:52:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “Note that a risk of overflows will always be present as long as residents misuse the sewerage system. In terms of the Wastewater and Industrial Effluent By-law, no person may discharge substances into a municipal sewer that will interfere with the free flow of sewage,” External link

iol Friday, October 4, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “Visiting the site and witnessing the staggering scale of the project really drove home how much work has been done thus far, and how much still lies ahead in this mammoth upgrade of the Zandvliet WwTWs. The city is committed to ensuring that it continues to evolve its processes to manage waste and to ensure that it does everything in its power to put in place enhanced processes for sustainable urban management,” External link

citizen Sunday, July 7, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “The city is immensely pleased that construction work is now well under way at the Zandvliet Wastewater Treatment Works. The project has been beset by various delays since 2010, including five (unsuccessful) tender appeals, a High Court appeal, and a land claim. Now that these have been resolved and boots are on the ground, it’s all systems go to adequately cater for one of the fastest growing catchments in the city,” External link

citizen Sunday, July 7, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : "Visiting the site and witnessing the staggering scale of the project really drove home how much work has been done thus far, and how much still lies ahead in this mammoth upgrade of the Zandvliet WwTWs. The city is committed to ensuring that it continues to evolve its processes to manage waste and to ensure that it does everything in its power to put in place enhanced processes for sustainable urban management," External link

iol Sunday, July 7, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : "The city is immensely pleased that construction work is now well under way at the Zandvliet Wastewater Treatment Works. The project has been beset by various delays since 2010, including five (unsuccessful) tender appeals, a High Court appeal, and a land claim. Now that these have been resolved and boots are on the ground, it’s all systems go to adequately cater for one of the fastest growing catchments in the city," External link

iol Sunday, July 7, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “Chemicals of emerging concern are accumulating in the environment all over the world, even in places far from human settlement. The fact that these are detectable in Cape Town is not unusual. This is due to the pervasiveness of these chemicals in modern society, rather than sub-standard wastewater management” External link

iol Thursday, June 27, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “Municipal wastewater treatment, even in the most highly developed countries in the world, is not yet advanced enough to effectively remove chemicals,” External link

iol Thursday, June 27, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg added : “Dam levels are in a better position when compared to the same period in previous years, but we encourage residents to continue using water wisely. The City would like to thank the water warriors who continue to save this precious resource,” External link

iol Wednesday, June 19, 2019 10:01:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “The City provides a social package that provides water at no cost to approximately 40% of households in Cape Town, which includes the approximately 175,000 informal households” External link

iol Friday, June 14, 2019 4:21:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “The City provides a social package that provides water at no cost to approximately 40% of households in Cape Town, which includes the approximately 175,000 informal households” External link

citizen Friday, June 14, 2019 2:51:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg says : “This proposal was not considered suitable for Cape Town,” External link

businessday Monday, June 10, 2019 6:41:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “QFS was responsible for the cost of establishing the plant, which cost would have been recovered by QFS through the sale of water to the City,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, May 27, 2019 3:41:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “It was a requirement of the contract that the contractor be responsible for designing their plant, taking cognisance of normal annual variations in water quality parameters over the full delivery period, and to provide a plant robust enough that can accommodate the raw water quality during all seasonal variations” External link

citizen Monday, May 6, 2019 7:46:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg wrote : “However, we can say that every effort was made on the City’s part to achieve resolution and move forward in a manner that is legally fair to both parties,” “The mediation concluded without a settlement being reached. The City is currently evaluating its position” External link

citizen Monday, May 6, 2019 7:46:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “While we respect the right to protest this should not be done at the expense of others,” External link

citizen Thursday, April 25, 2019 11:53:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : "While we respect the right to protest this should not be done at the expense of others," External link

iol Thursday, April 25, 2019 10:01:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “Based on scenario analysis, the City commits to increasing available capacity by more than 300 million litres per day over the next 10 years,” External link

iol Wednesday, March 27, 2019 8:49:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg explained : "Residents can now make use of either a sprinkler or a hosepipe fitted with a self-closing nozzle but only for one hour on a Saturday. This is not a licence to go back to pre-drought water consumption behaviour" External link

eyewitness-news Monday, March 11, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : "The recent drought was a harsh lesson for us all," External link

allafrica Sunday, February 17, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : "The recent drought was a harsh lesson for us all," External link

irishsun Friday, February 15, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “treatment processes become less effective and final effluent quality suffers” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, December 6, 2018 1:40:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “This happens when people tend to do laundry in the morning or shower at more or less the same time during the day. "This peak will draw down the system, creating a temporary outage. In this case the system should recover once the demand decreases,” External link

iol Friday, October 27, 2017 10:33:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “This happens when people tend to do laundry in the morning or shower at more or less the same time during the day. "This peak will draw down the system, creating a temporary outage. In this case the system should recover once the demand decreases,” External link

iol Friday, October 27, 2017 2:09:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “We have funds that we can work with from cash reserves and other money we have prioritised in our department. We already have the Green Bond, and from it R2billion is available to us. We have used some of that money on our waste-water infrastructure, which is a big part of our resilience plan. The challenge comes in that all the projects need operational funds, too,” External link

iol Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:59:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “It is not clear whether the top user in Manenberg is the same person... but the leak of the top consumer according to the city’s data has been fixed and a water management device has been installed‚” External link

thetimes-za Thursday, March 9, 2017 6:55:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “There is now a rebate request‚” “Rebates for leaks are considered when leaks are underground and not visible‚ but property owners need to make application for this and a set criteria is applied when granting a rebate” External link

thetimes-za Thursday, March 9, 2017 6:55:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : "We cannot set aside funds for a drought that might or might not happen. Infrastructure investment is based on long-term projections of demand" External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, March 1, 2017 5:04:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : "The yield from these springs will not offset the effects of the drought but the planned usage will take some pressure off the city's potable water reserves," External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, March 1, 2017 5:04:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : "They may [also] be installed at the homes of some of our highest consumers to help them manage their consumption should they fail to reduce it without assistance," External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, February 22, 2017 10:02:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “They may [also] be installed at the homes of some of our highest consumers to help them manage their consumption should they fail to reduce it without assistance‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, February 22, 2017 12:48:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “Our signs, indicating how much water we could have left at our current consumption rates are a stern call to action. Although we thank all of our great water ambassadors out there we need all residents, businesses, and government spheres to heed this call. There now really is no escaping the message,” External link

enca Sunday, February 19, 2017 7:58:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “The uptake of boreholes and well points is very useful in taking pressure off our dams at a time when they are reaching dangerously low levels. However, it is important that we utilise them responsibly. For this reason, the city is recommending that customers with boreholes restrict their watering to the hours prescribed in the restrictions, or at the very least limit their watering to the early mornings and late evenings to avoid evaporation,” External link

enca Sunday, January 29, 2017 2:42:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “Application for and registration of boreholes helps us gather information for environmental monitoring and research purposes and is not in place so that residents can be charged. Water use from boreholes and wells remains free. As a thank you, the city will send applicants and those who register their boreholes a certificate of appreciation and a free weather-proof display sign,” External link

enca Sunday, January 29, 2017 2:42:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “Within the next week‚ we plan to conduct increased door-to-door visits‚ issue more fines where applicable‚ and focus strongly on education and awareness. We’ll work together with our peace officers‚ law enforcement officers‚ councillors‚ and our newly appointed area-based mayoral committee members‚” External link

thetimes-za Monday, January 23, 2017 5:03:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “We will continue to take action against these culprits and will target the city’s top 20 000 high water users – the majority of whom reside in formal areas of the metro,” External link

iol Friday, January 20, 2017 2:00:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “We are committed to bringing this group to book. They are scuppering all of our efforts to bring down water usage‚” External link

thetimes-za Thursday, January 19, 2017 5:44:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
member10.53%EN05/29/201729/05/2017
councillor78.95%EN05/24/201724/05/2017
energy councillor10.53%EN01/24/201724/01/2017
Names Lang Count
Xanthea LimbergEN100.00%


 
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Xanthea Limberg

Last updated on 2017-05-29T21:07+0300.

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Xanthea Limberg says : “The pumps at the station have since been unblocked and reinstated. The station is now running again,” External link

iol Friday, November 22, 2019 11:01:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “Dams are now slightly over the 80% mark, mainly due to good water conservation by our residents. However, it has been another drier-than-average year, raising serious concern that the drastic decrease in rainfall levels we’ve recently experienced could be permanent,” “As such, we are reminding residents to please remain conscious of, and responsive to, restriction levels as this will ensure the right balance between minimising inconvenience and ensuring water is available for the city to function” External link

citizen Monday, October 28, 2019 10:07:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “This year so far, has been another drier-than-average year, and assuming this trend will continue, it is important society remains conscientious of its water use,” External link

citizen Tuesday, October 22, 2019 2:37:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “After an extended period when Cape Town as a whole was exceeding our water-savings target, we are now approaching the maximum advisable level of water consumption,” External link

citizen Monday, October 14, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “When collection teams visit households, they provide two refuse bags for waste. There is also a seven-day-a-week programme, which includes 22 workers and four supervisors, who pick up general litter and undertake other cleaning services. Shipping containers are also on-site for the storage of waste,” External link

citizen Saturday, October 5, 2019 3:52:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “Note that a risk of overflows will always be present as long as residents misuse the sewerage system. In terms of the Wastewater and Industrial Effluent By-law, no person may discharge substances into a municipal sewer that will interfere with the free flow of sewage,” External link

iol Friday, October 4, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “Visiting the site and witnessing the staggering scale of the project really drove home how much work has been done thus far, and how much still lies ahead in this mammoth upgrade of the Zandvliet WwTWs. The city is committed to ensuring that it continues to evolve its processes to manage waste and to ensure that it does everything in its power to put in place enhanced processes for sustainable urban management,” External link

citizen Sunday, July 7, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “The city is immensely pleased that construction work is now well under way at the Zandvliet Wastewater Treatment Works. The project has been beset by various delays since 2010, including five (unsuccessful) tender appeals, a High Court appeal, and a land claim. Now that these have been resolved and boots are on the ground, it’s all systems go to adequately cater for one of the fastest growing catchments in the city,” External link

citizen Sunday, July 7, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : "Visiting the site and witnessing the staggering scale of the project really drove home how much work has been done thus far, and how much still lies ahead in this mammoth upgrade of the Zandvliet WwTWs. The city is committed to ensuring that it continues to evolve its processes to manage waste and to ensure that it does everything in its power to put in place enhanced processes for sustainable urban management," External link

iol Sunday, July 7, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : "The city is immensely pleased that construction work is now well under way at the Zandvliet Wastewater Treatment Works. The project has been beset by various delays since 2010, including five (unsuccessful) tender appeals, a High Court appeal, and a land claim. Now that these have been resolved and boots are on the ground, it’s all systems go to adequately cater for one of the fastest growing catchments in the city," External link

iol Sunday, July 7, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “Chemicals of emerging concern are accumulating in the environment all over the world, even in places far from human settlement. The fact that these are detectable in Cape Town is not unusual. This is due to the pervasiveness of these chemicals in modern society, rather than sub-standard wastewater management” External link

iol Thursday, June 27, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “Municipal wastewater treatment, even in the most highly developed countries in the world, is not yet advanced enough to effectively remove chemicals,” External link

iol Thursday, June 27, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg added : “Dam levels are in a better position when compared to the same period in previous years, but we encourage residents to continue using water wisely. The City would like to thank the water warriors who continue to save this precious resource,” External link

iol Wednesday, June 19, 2019 10:01:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “The City provides a social package that provides water at no cost to approximately 40% of households in Cape Town, which includes the approximately 175,000 informal households” External link

iol Friday, June 14, 2019 4:21:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “The City provides a social package that provides water at no cost to approximately 40% of households in Cape Town, which includes the approximately 175,000 informal households” External link

citizen Friday, June 14, 2019 2:51:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg says : “This proposal was not considered suitable for Cape Town,” External link

businessday Monday, June 10, 2019 6:41:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “QFS was responsible for the cost of establishing the plant, which cost would have been recovered by QFS through the sale of water to the City,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, May 27, 2019 3:41:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “It was a requirement of the contract that the contractor be responsible for designing their plant, taking cognisance of normal annual variations in water quality parameters over the full delivery period, and to provide a plant robust enough that can accommodate the raw water quality during all seasonal variations” External link

citizen Monday, May 6, 2019 7:46:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg wrote : “However, we can say that every effort was made on the City’s part to achieve resolution and move forward in a manner that is legally fair to both parties,” “The mediation concluded without a settlement being reached. The City is currently evaluating its position” External link

citizen Monday, May 6, 2019 7:46:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “While we respect the right to protest this should not be done at the expense of others,” External link

citizen Thursday, April 25, 2019 11:53:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : "While we respect the right to protest this should not be done at the expense of others," External link

iol Thursday, April 25, 2019 10:01:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “Based on scenario analysis, the City commits to increasing available capacity by more than 300 million litres per day over the next 10 years,” External link

iol Wednesday, March 27, 2019 8:49:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg explained : "Residents can now make use of either a sprinkler or a hosepipe fitted with a self-closing nozzle but only for one hour on a Saturday. This is not a licence to go back to pre-drought water consumption behaviour" External link

eyewitness-news Monday, March 11, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : "The recent drought was a harsh lesson for us all," External link

allafrica Sunday, February 17, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : "The recent drought was a harsh lesson for us all," External link

irishsun Friday, February 15, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “treatment processes become less effective and final effluent quality suffers” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, December 6, 2018 1:40:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “This happens when people tend to do laundry in the morning or shower at more or less the same time during the day. "This peak will draw down the system, creating a temporary outage. In this case the system should recover once the demand decreases,” External link

iol Friday, October 27, 2017 10:33:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “This happens when people tend to do laundry in the morning or shower at more or less the same time during the day. "This peak will draw down the system, creating a temporary outage. In this case the system should recover once the demand decreases,” External link

iol Friday, October 27, 2017 2:09:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “We have funds that we can work with from cash reserves and other money we have prioritised in our department. We already have the Green Bond, and from it R2billion is available to us. We have used some of that money on our waste-water infrastructure, which is a big part of our resilience plan. The challenge comes in that all the projects need operational funds, too,” External link

iol Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:59:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “It is not clear whether the top user in Manenberg is the same person... but the leak of the top consumer according to the city’s data has been fixed and a water management device has been installed‚” External link

thetimes-za Thursday, March 9, 2017 6:55:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “There is now a rebate request‚” “Rebates for leaks are considered when leaks are underground and not visible‚ but property owners need to make application for this and a set criteria is applied when granting a rebate” External link

thetimes-za Thursday, March 9, 2017 6:55:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : "We cannot set aside funds for a drought that might or might not happen. Infrastructure investment is based on long-term projections of demand" External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, March 1, 2017 5:04:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : "The yield from these springs will not offset the effects of the drought but the planned usage will take some pressure off the city's potable water reserves," External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, March 1, 2017 5:04:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : "They may [also] be installed at the homes of some of our highest consumers to help them manage their consumption should they fail to reduce it without assistance," External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, February 22, 2017 10:02:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “They may [also] be installed at the homes of some of our highest consumers to help them manage their consumption should they fail to reduce it without assistance‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, February 22, 2017 12:48:00 AM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “Our signs, indicating how much water we could have left at our current consumption rates are a stern call to action. Although we thank all of our great water ambassadors out there we need all residents, businesses, and government spheres to heed this call. There now really is no escaping the message,” External link

enca Sunday, February 19, 2017 7:58:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “The uptake of boreholes and well points is very useful in taking pressure off our dams at a time when they are reaching dangerously low levels. However, it is important that we utilise them responsibly. For this reason, the city is recommending that customers with boreholes restrict their watering to the hours prescribed in the restrictions, or at the very least limit their watering to the early mornings and late evenings to avoid evaporation,” External link

enca Sunday, January 29, 2017 2:42:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “Application for and registration of boreholes helps us gather information for environmental monitoring and research purposes and is not in place so that residents can be charged. Water use from boreholes and wells remains free. As a thank you, the city will send applicants and those who register their boreholes a certificate of appreciation and a free weather-proof display sign,” External link

enca Sunday, January 29, 2017 2:42:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “Within the next week‚ we plan to conduct increased door-to-door visits‚ issue more fines where applicable‚ and focus strongly on education and awareness. We’ll work together with our peace officers‚ law enforcement officers‚ councillors‚ and our newly appointed area-based mayoral committee members‚” External link

thetimes-za Monday, January 23, 2017 5:03:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “We will continue to take action against these culprits and will target the city’s top 20 000 high water users – the majority of whom reside in formal areas of the metro,” External link

iol Friday, January 20, 2017 2:00:00 PM EAT

Xanthea Limberg said : “We are committed to bringing this group to book. They are scuppering all of our efforts to bring down water usage‚” External link

thetimes-za Thursday, January 19, 2017 5:44:00 PM EAT



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member10.53%EN05/29/201729/05/2017
councillor78.95%EN05/24/201724/05/2017
energy councillor10.53%EN01/24/201724/01/2017
Names Lang Count
Xanthea LimbergEN100.00%


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