Water consumption still on the rise despite warnings

2017-01-19 06:02

Despite the warning last week that water consumption was rising, the latest statistics on water consumption throughout Cape Town show another worrying spike.

Collective consumption for the week ending 15 January 2017 is up to 890 million litres per day.

This is up from 859 million litres per day the previous week, and is 90 million litres per day above targeted levels.

According to the City of Cape Town’s latest information, the dam levels are at 42,5 %.

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