Cape Town Eases Water Restrictions
As Cape Town's dam storage nears 70%, an improvement over from the 38% capacity recorded at the end of winter in 2017, the city has chosen to relax current water restrictions from Level 6B to Level 5 from 1 October.
News24Wire, 10 September 2018
The City of Cape Town has made the move to relax current water restrictions from Level 6B to Level 5 from October 1, Deputy Mayor Ian Neilson announced. Read more »
Cyclists ride past Theewaterskloof Dam, which has seen improved water levels after a prolonged drought.
City of Cape Town, 10 September 2018
Cape Town’s dam levels are nearing 70% of storage capacity due to good rainfall at the beginning of winter and the phenomenal conservation efforts of Capetonians Water… Read more »
News24Wire, 3 September 2018
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