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Title Type Author(s) Year
Agricultural production Dataset
Builders rubble entering disposal facilities Dataset
City-wide water consumption Dataset
Dam Level - Capacity Dataset
Dam level percentages Dataset
Emissions to air Dataset
Fish catch Dataset
Freight data: Import Throughput Dataset
Freight data: Imports Dataset
Garden greens entering disposal facilities Dataset
General waste entering disposal facilities Dataset
Hazardous waste entering disposal facilities Dataset
Mineral extraction Dataset
Population by age - mid-year estimate Dataset
Population by sex - mid-year estimate Dataset
Total population - mid-year estimate Dataset
Total population projections Dataset
Wastewater effluent Dataset
Approximate water distribution areas of Cape Town's dams Map City of Cape Town 2021
Sewerage Catchment Areas Map Map City of Cape Town 2021
TheewatersKloof Dam 85% Full Video Recording AfriWX Southern African Weather 2021
Food Dialogues 2020: Food System Overview Video Recording Jane Battersby 2020
State of Energy in South African Cities Report Sustainable Energy Africa 2020
Cape Town’s Pathway to Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions Presentation Stephen Davis 2019
Conceptualizing Household Energy Metabolism: A Methodological Contribution Journal Article Strydom et al. 2019
Economic Performance Indicators for Cape Town - Quarter 2, 2019 Report {City of Cape Town} 2019
Lighthouses list GPS Coordinates Paul Hoekman 2019
Marine outfalls list GPS Coordinates Paul Hoekman 2019
Mines list GPS Coordinates Paul Hoekman 2019
Ports list GPS Coordinates Paul Hoekman 2019
Power plants list GPS Coordinates Paul Hoekman 2019
Train stations list GPS Coordinates Andrew Woolard 2019
Western Cape Trade 2019 Report Town et al. 2019
Airports list GPS Coordinates Paul Hoekman 2018
Dams list GPS Coordinates Paul Hoekman 2018
Fuel storage facilities list GPS Coordinates Paul Hoekman 2018
Landfills list GPS Coordinates Paul Hoekman 2018
MDB District Municipalities 2018 Shapefile Municipal Demarcation Board 2018
MDB Local Municipal Boundary 2018 Shapefile Municipal Demarcation Board 2018
Social MFA: Scrap Metal in the Context of Cape Town Thesis Logan Gardner 2018
State of the Environment Report 2018 Report City of Cape Town 2018
Sustainable Agriculture Market Intelligence Report 2018 Report GreenCape 2018
Waste Market Intelligence Report 2018 Report GreenCape 2018
Waste drop-off sites list GPS Coordinates Paul Hoekman 2018
Waste transfer station list GPS Coordinates Paul Hoekman 2018
Wastewater treatment plants list GPS Coordinates Paul Hoekman 2018
Water Journey: Where does your drinking water come from? Video Recording City of Cape Town 2018
Water Outlook 2018 Report City of Cape Town 2018
Water reservoirs list GPS Coordinates Paul Hoekman 2018
Water services and the Cape Town urban water cycle Report City of Cape Town 2018
Water treatment works list GPS Coordinates Paul Hoekman 2018
City of Cape Town Annual Water Services Development Plan Performance- and Water Services Audit Report FY2016/2017 Report City of Cape Town 2017
Current indigenous vegetation Shapefile City of Cape Town 2017
IDP 2017-2022 Integrated Waste Management Sector Plan Bill City of Cape Town 2017
Public lighting Shapefile City of Cape Town 2017
Sustainable Agriculture Market Intelligence Report 2017 Report GreenCape 2017
The Urban Food System of Cape Town, South Africa Report Haysom et al. 2017
Waste Market Intelligence Report 2017 Report GreenCape 2017
Agricultural land Shapefile City of Cape Town 2016
City of Cape Town Annual Water Services Development Plan Performance- and Water Services Audit Report FY 2015/2016 Report City of Cape Town 2016
City of Cape Town Annual Water Services Development Plan Performance- and Water Services Audit Report FY2014/2015 Report City of Cape Town 2016
Location of Agricultural land within the Cape Town metropolitan area. Dataset City of Cape Town 2016
Municipal Wards of Cape Town Shapefile Municipal Demarcation Board 2016
State of Energy Report 2015 Report City of Cape Town 2016
Sustainable Agriculture Market Intelligence Report 2016 Report GreenCape 2016
Waste Market Intelligence Report 2016 Report GreenCape 2016
Cycle lanes Shapefile City of Cape Town 2015
Discharge of the wastewater treatment plants in megalitres per month Dataset City of Cape Town 2015
Suburbs Shapefile City of Cape Town Open Data Portal 2015
Environmental Screening and Safety Study for the proposed LNG terminal at Saldanha and associated pipeline infrastructures to Atlantis and Cape Town Report CSIR Stellenbosch 2014
Mineral commodities in the Western Cape Province, South Africa Report Cole et al. 2014
City of Cape Town Annual Water Services Development Plan Performance- and Water Services Audit Report FY2012/2013 Report City of Cape Town 2013
City of Cape Town Annual Water Services Development Plan Performance- and Water Services Audit Report FY2013/2014 Report City of Cape Town 2013
Pre-Feasibility report for the importation of natural gas into the Western Cape with specific focus on the Saldanha Bay-Cape Town corridor Report HJ Visagie 2013
Regional Development Profile City of Cape Town Report {Western Cape Government} 2013
State of the Environment Report 2012 Report City of Cape Town 2013
City of Cape Town Annual Water Services Development Plan Performance- and Water Services Audit Report FY2011/2012 Report City of Cape Town 2012
Open watercourses Shapefile City of Cape Town 2012
Rivers Shapefile City of Cape Town 2012
Cape Town State of Energy 2011: Energy Futures Report Report City of Cape Town 2011
Cities and greenhouse gas emissions: moving forward Journal Article Hoornweg et al. 2011
City of Cape Town Annual Water Services Development Plan Performance- and Water Services Audit Report FY2010/2011 Report City of Cape Town 2011
Fisantekraal Waste Water Treatment Works Service Level Delivery Agreement Document City of Cape Town 2011
Report on economically-viable mineral resources in the City of Cape Town's administrative area Report Cole and DI 2011
Zandvliet Waste Water Treatment Works Service Level Delivery Agreement Document City of Cape Town 2011
Flows and fates of nickel--cadmium batteries in the City of Cape Town Journal Article Mason-Jones and von Blottnitz 2010
Integrated Waste Management Amended By-Law Bill City of Cape Town 2010
Methodology for inventorying greenhouse gas emissions from global cities Journal Article Kennedy et al. 2010
Overview of cadmium flows (kg) from NiCd use in Cape Town in 2005 Data visualisation Mason-Jones and Blottnitz 2010
State of the Environment Report 2009 Report City of Cape Town 2010
Greenhouse gas emissions from global cities Journal Article Kennedy et al. 2009
State of the Environment Report 2008 Report City of Cape Town 2008
A material flow analysis of wood and paper in Cape Town: is there potential to redirect flows in formal and informal sectors to foster use as a renewable resource? Journal Article Nissing and von Blottnitz 2007
The Magnitude and Spatial Distribution of In-Use Zinc Stocks in Cape Town, South Africa Journal Article Beers and Graedel 2004
State of Energy Report 2003 Report City of Cape Town 2003
The Magnitude and Spatial Distribution of In-use Copper Stocks in Cape Town, South Africa Journal Article Van Beers and Graedel 2003
The building stones of Cape Town: a geological walking tour Book Cole and I. 2002
Provenance studies for stone from the Castle gateway, Cape Town Journal Article Hall and Moore 1993

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City of Cape Town Open Data Portal
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Electricity consumption in Cape Town per ward
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Afrisam cement
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Paul Hoekman 2019 5.3. Visuals
An Introduction to Urban Metabolism
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Paul Hoekman 2019
An introduction to Urban Metabolism
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(Co-founder and Programming Task Force Leader 2019 2019 Seminar Series
Bicycle path along Malta Road
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Paul Hoekman 2019 5.3. Visuals
Buitenverwacht vineyard in Constantia, an area in Cape Town where a number of vineyards exist.
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Werner Bayer 2019 5.3. Visuals
Cape Town’s Pathway to Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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Stephen Davis 2019 2019 Seminar Series
Data and Complexities of Resource Flow Analysis in the Gauteng City-Region
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Christina Culwick 2019 2019 Seminar Series
Exploring Different Metabolisms Across One City
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Paul Currie 2019 2019 Seminar Series
Implementing Alternative and Appropriate Infrastructure Options
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Jack Radmore 2019 2019 Seminar Series
Lime quarry on Robben Island
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Nurunnaby Chowdhury (Hasive) 2019 5.3. Visuals
MultipliCity: an Urban Metabolism City Dashboard
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Paul Hoekman 2019 2019 Seminar Series
MultipliCity: an Urban Metabolism City Dashboard
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Paul Hoekman 2019
Oudekraal sewage pump station. The wastewater treatment plant is located a bit uphill so this pump station takes the sewage to the treatment plant.
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Paul Hoekman 2019 5.3. Visuals
Pit in kaolin on the farm Noordhoek 1387, 6 km northeast of Fish Hoek taken in 1997. Pit face is 15 m high and kaolin was exploited for ceramics and filler in paper, paint and polymer industries. Mining was terminated in 2008.
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Cole et al. 2019 5.3. Visuals
Resource fields for building sand, limestone and phosphate in the Greater Cape Town area.
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D.I. Cole 2019 5.3. Visuals
Resource fields for stone aggregate – granite, stone aggregate – Malmesbury slate, stone aggregate – Table Mountain sandstone, brick clay, plastic clay, silica sand, gravel (ferricrete) and kaolin in the Greater Cape Town area.
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D.I. Cole 2019 5.3. Visuals
Rethinking Urban Metabolism: Back to the Perspective of Biology/Ecology
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Dr. Lixiao Zhang 2019 2019 Seminar Series
Snowflake flour mill
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Paul Hoekman 2019 5.3. Visuals
Snowflake flour mill
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Paul Hoekman 2019 5.3. Visuals
Storage of Corobrik bricks. Clay is mined in Capetonian mines.
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Corobrik 2019 5.3. Visuals
The 2019 Urban Metabolism in Policy and Practice Seminar Series
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Athanassiadis and Cities 2019 2019 Seminar Series
The 2019 Urban Metabolism in Policy and Practice Seminar Series
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Aristide Athanassiadis 2019
A newly constructed water pump station at Clovelly
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City of Cape Town 2018 5.3. Visuals
Cape Town City Bowl: the central business district (CBD) surrounded by residential areas and the ocean.
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Paul Hoekman 2018 5.3. Visuals
Cape Town International Airport
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Paul Hoekman 2018 5.3. Visuals
Cape Town's stadium and Sea Point area, with Table Mountain and Lion's Head in the background.
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David Nunn 2018 5.3. Visuals
Golden Arrow Bus Services is Cape Town's largest bus service. The buses reach a large part of Cape Town and are used by 220,000 people per day (2016).
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Paul Hoekman 2018 5.3. Visuals
Green Litter Bins are placed in public spaces in some parts of Cape Town. They are emptied by the Solid Waste Department at the City of Cape Town. They aim to reduce the amount of litter and illegal dumping, and to create awareness around these topics.
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Paul Hoekman 2018 5.3. Visuals
Littering and illegal dumping are common occurrences in Cape Town. The City spends a lot of money on the collection of illegally dumped waste, but the problem persists.
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Paul Hoekman 2018 5.3. Visuals
MyCiti bus station at Cape Town International Airport. The MyCiti bus is the only public transport that connects the airport with other parts of the city.
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Paul Hoekman 2018 5.3. Visuals
Passenger train (Metro Rail) in Cape Town.
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Paul Hoekman 2018 5.3. Visuals
Passenger train (Metro Rail) in Cape Town. This train runs on the Southern Line, part of which runs right next to the coast.
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Paul Hoekman 2018 5.3. Visuals
Solid waste is collected in Cape Town by a large number of companies. Municipal solid waste is collected in wheelie bins, with separation of different waste streams happening in certain parts of the city.
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Paul Hoekman 2018 5.3. Visuals
Texaco petrol station
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Paul Hoekman 2018 5.3. Visuals
The M5 expressway. This road runs north to south, connecting Milnerton to Muizenberg.
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Paul Hoekman 2018 5.3. Visuals
The N2 Freeway, one of the major highways coming into the city. The road connects the city centre with the southeastern parts of the city. This national highway continues down the coast and runs to the other side of the country, totalling some 2,255 km in
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Paul Hoekman 2018 5.3. Visuals
The decommissioned Athlone Power Station. Operating until 2003, the coal-fired power station is located right next to the N2 freeway. The cooling towers have been demolished, but otherwise the building remains in place.
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Frances Taylor 2018 5.3. Visuals
The main port of Cape Town
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Paul Hoekman 2018 5.3. Visuals
The main port of Cape Town. The port is located right next to the central business district (CBD).
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Paul Hoekman 2018 5.3. Visuals
Train rails in Cape Town. This part of the Southern Line runs right next to the coast.
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Paul Hoekman 2018 5.3. Visuals
Urban farming in Delft, a suburb in Cape Town
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Paul Hoekman 2018 5.3. Visuals
Exploring the energy use drivers of 10 cities at microscale level
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et al. 2017 5.2. Academic work
Urban metabolism: A review with reference to Cape Town
Journal Article | Edit
Currie et al. 2017 5.2. Academic workCase StudyEconomy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)Single point in timeUrban
Cape Town's Metabolism: Insights from a Material Flow Analysis
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Hoekman and von Blottnitz 2016 5.2. Academic workCase StudyDirect Material Consumption (DMC)Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)Single point in timeUM review paper importUrban
Urban-Scale Material Flow Analysis in a South African Context: A Cape Town Feasibility Study
Thesis | Edit
Paul Hoekman 2015 5.2. Academic workEconomy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)Single point in timeUrban
Quantification of urban metabolism through coupling with the life cycle assessment framework: concept development and case study
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Goldstein et al. 2013 5.2. Academic workCase StudyConstruction MaterialsEnergyFoodFossil FuelsGlassHybrid MFA-LCAMetalsMethodPaperPlasticsUM review paper importUrban
From Eradication To Intervention: Urban Informal Ecosystem
Thesis | Edit
Royden-Turner and Shannon 2012 5.2. Academic workEconomy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)InformalSingle point in timeUrban
Mainstreaming Urban Metabolism: Advances And Challenges In City Participation
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Hoornweg et al. 2012 5.2. Academic workAbbreviated MFACase StudySingle point in timeUrban
Climate change adaptation in a developing country context: The case of urban water supply in Cape Town
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Ziervogel et al. 2011 5.2. Academic workUrbanWater (sector)
The Changing Metabolism of Cities
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Christopher Kennedy and Engel-Yan 2007 5.2. Academic workCase StudyComparisonEmissionsEnergyEnergy BalanceGreenhouse Gases (GHGs)Material Flow Analysis (MFA)NutrientsReview PaperUM review paper importUrbanVarious MaterialsWaterZotero2
The ecological footprint of Cape Town: Unsustainable resource use and planning implications
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Gasson and Barry 2002 5.2. Academic workCase StudyEcological Footprint (EF)UM review paper importUrban

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This layer is about providing context around the city: placement in the region, geodata, spatial boundaries, population numbers over several years, GDP, economic activities, etc.

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1.1. Administrative boundaries 4
1.2. Economic activity - descriptions 8
1.3. Economic activity - figures 2
1.4. Population 5
1.5. Policy documents 3
1.6. Actors 0

This layer looks at the biophysical properties of the city, including soil, land, ecosystems, climatological characteristics, geology, and more.

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2.1. Soil type and composition 0
2.2. Trees 0
2.3. Biodiversity 5
2.4. Bodies of water 2
2.5. Average temperatures 0
2.6. Rainfall 0
2.7. Mineral deposits 2

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Where would one put air quality data? The open data portal on the city's website has 3 years worth of air quality data https://web1.capetown.gov.za/web1/OpenDataPortal/DatasetDetail?DatasetName=Air%20quality


Hi Kim,


This would go to EMISSIONS TO AIR, layer 4: see here.

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