Capetonians water consumption down by about 536 million litres of water a day
Mayco member for water and waste, Xanthea Limberg talks to Kieno Kammies about Cape Town's water security issues as we mark World Water Day.
Dam levels are currently at around 52%. Levels only dropped by 0.1%.
Because of the rain we received about a week ago, we seeing dam levels remaining quite stable and a slow decline.Xanthea Limberg, Mayco member for water and waste - City of Cape Town
Consumption has also declined by about 536 million litres of water a day which is well within the City's 650 million litres a day usage target.
It indicates Capetonians have remained conservative in their approach to water.Xanthea Limberg, Mayco member for water and waste - City of Cape Town
Limberg outlies the water augmentations schemes that are underway.
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