The City of Cape Town says a combination of awareness and practical measures will be put in place to curb water wastage during the Cape Town leg of the World Sevens Series this weekend.
The tournament is sold out for this weekend at the Cape Town Stadium and will see an influx of local and international visitors.
The City's Stuart Diamond says that this year's event will push an educational message surrounding the current water crisis.
He explains that officials will reduce water pressure at the stadium and will put hand sanitisers in the toilet facilities as an alternative choice to using water.
We have got a responsibility. There will be 60 000 people per day coming into the stadium.— Stuart Diamond, Mayco member for Assets and Facilities Management
There is going to reduced water pressure for all ablutions and water basins are going to be reduced to three seconds.— Stuart Diamond, Mayco member for Assets and Facilities Management
We need to ensure that residents and international guests will play the message [to] save water.— Stuart Diamond, Mayco member for Assets and Facilities Management
Listen to him explain the measures in place: