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#WaterCrisis: If we save water now, we can prevent the queuing, says JP Smith

The City of Cape Town's JP Smith says 'Day Zero' can be pushed back if residents use water sparingly.

When Day Zero arrives on 12 April people will have to queue in line for 25 litres of water per person per day.

Read: Day Zero can be avoidable if we save water: City official

Day Zero can be avoided, if all residents use 50 litres of water or less for the next 150 days, Smith explains.

Also read: Calls for Day Zero volunteers and donors to sign up

According to Smith, city officials will update residents every Sunday on the trajectory of Day Zero.

We could potentially be able to extend the date. Day Zero is not a foregone conclusion. It's not definitive fact.

JP Smith, MayCo Member for Safety and Security

Day Zero is avoidable. If we save now, we can prevent ourselves from queuing.

JP Smith, MayCo Member for Safety and Security

Visit our #WaterWatch feature for more updates on the Cape's water crisis.

Take a listen to him explain how to avoid Day Zero and the City's plans:


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