Effective from 1 February 2005 to 30 April 20051. The use of potable water distributed by Council used for watering gardens, lawns, parks and public open spaces is restricted to:
a. Even numbered houses between 08h00 - 09h00 and
19h00 - 20h00 on Tuesdays and Fridays only.
b. Uneven numbered houses between 08h00 - 09h00 and
19h00 - 20h00 on Mondays and Thursdays only.
c. The use of single hand held hoses and drip irrigation systems (excluding sprinklers and pop-ups) are allowed only.
2. The use of potable water connected directly or indirectly to, or derived from the Council potable water mains for the purpose of watering of sports fields, not supplied by marked boreholes or exemptions, is prohibited.
3. The use of hosepipes connected directly or indirectly to Council's distribution system for the purpose of washing or rinsing motor vehicles, motor cycles or motor boats, movable or immovable structures, paths, pavements and paved areas (regardless of the nature of the material used for paving such areas), is prohibited.
4. The restrictions referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 only, shall not apply:
a. to the watering of plants in nurseries that are conducted as a business, nurseries owned by the Council or State or collections maintained for research purposes. The use of boreholes must be utilized as much as possible;
b. to the washing of certain paved areas at abattoirs, premises used for the processing of foods and to car valet services;
c. where special exemptions have been granted in writing by Stellenbosch Municipality; and
d. where other sources of non-potable water are used and a notice indicating the source is erected in a position clearly visible from a public thoroughfare e.g. "Borehole Water Used".