Cape Town Faces Stricter Water Restrictions
Level 6 water restrictions have been implemented. Urban households are required to reduce water usage by 45%, and agricultural users to reduce consumption by 60%. However, individual households with more than four occupants, or people with specific health requirements, need to apply to the City for an increase in the minimum water allocated.
South Africa: Day One of New Cape Town Water Restrictions
News24Wire, 1 January 2018
As Capetonians awoke to the first day of further water restrictions on Monday, water outages in various areas continued to plague the city. Read more »
South Africa: Level 6 Water Restrictions in Cape Town Next Month
SAnews.gov.za, 28 December 2017
The City of Cape Town has reminded all water users that level six water restrictions will apply from 1 January 2018. Read more »
Theewaterskloof Dam provides more than half of Cape Town’s water.
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