Water Restrictions Outlined as Cape Town Battles Drought Crisis

Proposed water restrictions would limit residents to 100 litres of water per person per day and ban car washing, watering of gardens and irrigation with municipal drinking water if approved.

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Retreating water levels at Theewaterskloof Dam have left dying plant life behind.


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