Capetonians will be able to choose businesses in accordance with how good they’ve been at saving water. Businesses can approach the city council to be graded‚ and can be awarded between one and five stars for their responsible use of water. One star will indicate compliance with water laws‚ while five will reflect exemplary implementation of measures to reduce water consumption and water pollution. Stuart Diamond‚ MMC for assets and facilities‚ said on Tuesday: "This certification has the potential to forge creativity and innovation in the business sector. It, of course, also encourages lowered consumption." Diamond said certification would rate where water comes from‚ how it is used‚ what measures are in place to reduce use of municipal water‚ how much effluent is discharged into the sewerage system, and the quality of this effluent Companies will be awarded points if they: • Implement measures to reduce their drinking water consumption. • Make changes to operating systems to re-us...

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