Water usage in Cape Town is over the city’s 500 million litres a day limit.
The city of Cape Town wants to drop local water usage to 500 million units a day.
Cape Town MMCs have this week been engaging with the public in different areas.
Water usage in Cape Town has shot up 40 million litres above the daily limit set by the city to help reduce wastage.
The City of Cape Town has urged residents to keep two and five litre containers of drinkable water for consumption and cooking.
Mayor Patricia de Lille announced tighter water restrictions for Cape Town residents.
Yep, the drought situation in Cape Town has reached this point.
The City of Cape Town has proposed bumping water restrictions up from level three to level four as its shortage crisis increases.
Dam levels in the Western Cape continue to drop while Gauteng has lifted water restrictions.
Dam levels in Cape Town are still dropping and are nearly at the 30% mark.
Water restrictions placed on Gauteng will soon be relaxed after the Vaal Dam reached the 100% mark this weekend.
Cape Town Mayor, Patricia de Lille, is personally calling businesses, hotels and government departments to spot to check their water use.
The Northern Cape has recorded the highest provincial dam levels at 93.7%.
Cape Town is targeting the 20 000 highest water users to ensure that they comply with water restrictions and reduce their water consumption.
Cape Town set a water usage target of 800 million litres and citizens used 864 million litres last week.
The Vaal Dam levels are nearing the 40% mark.
Rainfall over the weekend has seen the water levels in the Vaal Dam rise to almost 30%, after having started out at 26.3% on Monday.
The Midrand and Diepkloof areas are the highest consumers of water in Joburg and could face daily water cuts if they don’t save water.