The City of Cape Town is facing major water problems. The City has lost a lot of its water due to water leaks.
Teams from the City of Cape Town have visited a hundred private properties and have been able to ascertain the contributing factors to the city's water problems such as leaks, high consumption and faulty meters.
The monitoring of top consumers is ongoing.— Xanthea Limberg, Water and waste services mayoral committee member
Cape Town has around 113 days of usable water left.
Xanthea Limberg, Water and Waste Services mayoral committee member says the Mayor, Patricia De Lille has declared the city a local disaster.
In the case we do run out, we have made provisions.— Xanthea Limberg, Water and waste services mayoral committee member
Hear more about the city's extended plans in the audio below: