Newlands Spring, Cape Town, South Africa


Posted: October 9, 2009

Category: Africa, South Africa, View All

Springs Way
Newlands, Cape Town 7700
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Stone drain with PVC pipe ~15cm diameter to help fill your bottles. Water normally runs directly into the local river.

Nearest Address

Springs Way, Newlands, Cape Town, 7700, South Africa

Directions from Nearest Address

Turn into Springs Way off Kildare Road.

Vital Information

  • Fee: None
  • Access: Public
  • Flow: Continuous
  • TDS: 95
  • Temp: 5° – 15° C
  • pH: 5.9

Hours Spring is Open:



33°58’28S 18°27’28E

Map Link: Newlands Spring Map

Submitted by: Norman Rasmussen

  1. Peter says:

    I regularly test the water and the consistent results are:
    TDS: 95
    pH: 5.9
    Ca: 3.1
    Mg: 2.7
    Na: 17
    Total Bacteria/1ml: 10 (max allowed:100)
    Coliforms/100ml: 2 (max allowed: 5)
    E Coli/100ml: 0

  2. water is sweet and delicious!

  3. Recent test results:

  4. Terry says:

    surely the water tests differ from season to season? apparently a test was done on this water (Spring Way) after some weeks in a glass carrier, worrying bacteria was found. is there a way to find out results of tests – at least on a month to month basis?

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