Don’t complain, save water

2016-05-10 06:00

IT is no surprise that the municipality is now restricting water. But residents are still complaining.

You do live in the city after all and like me, you should have noticed that there has been no sign of significant rain despite blistering days during April.

I am amazed at some of the responses I have seen on I see on social media.

People are blaming the government, councillors, etc.

I know there is a lot you can blame government for, but not for a drought, which to my knowledge is an act of God.

On some incredibly hot days I have noticed families playing on jumping castle water slides with hose pipes constantly pumping water. There is no one else to blame for this blatant disregard for the drought but yourself.

Water is a basic necessity and we are running out of it fast.

All I am saying is, instead of complaining, make an effort to conserve water.

The municipality has been going around and installing water restricters and this does help.

Take ownership and you, yourself can make difference.


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