Day Zero may have been staved off, but Capetonians are still using too much water.
The Sunday Times has admitted to breaking the press code by failing to alert readers to sponsored content, the DA has claimed.
Authorities say drilling is underway to get at the remaining water in the Western Cape dam.
Cooperative Governance Minister Des van Rooyen says there’s no scientific basis for Day Zero
The city of Cape Town wants to urgently introduce a ‘drought charge’ to make up its losses.
Beaufort West now relies on recycled sewage water and boreholes.
The University of Cape Town said in the long term, it hopes to be better prepared to respond to climate change.
Water consumption in Cape Town has dropped, but the city isn’t loosening its grip on water-saving efforts.
Water levels are rising, but remain under 30%.
The drought is being monitored by an inter-ministerial task team.
Water usage in Cape Town is over the city’s 500 million litres a day limit.
The city of Cape Town wants to drop local water usage to 500 million units a day.
The city has had to look at a number of innovative solutions to curb the effects of the drought.
The city said the money will go a long way towards the implementation of the programmes that are in place as part its Water Resilience Strategy.
The Setsoto Local Municipality was declared a drought area in August 2015.
Butterworth, Adelaide and Beford join Cape Town in having water to residents shed due to persistent dry conditions.
The City of Cape Town has urged residents to adjust the water-isolating valves (stopcocks) on their properties to reduce the flow rate and save water.
Usage has increased with 643 million litres being used per day in the past week, well above the Cape Town’s 500 million max target.