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Capetonians are using about 40 million litres less water a day than they are allowed to, even though the water crisis ended nearly five months ago.
Slightly less stringent water restrictions for Cape Town have kicked in as the combined level of supply dams reached 75.9% of storage capacity.
Hundreds of California farmers are protesting a plan by state water officials to increase water flows in a major California river and its tributaries.
The water level in the Mgeni System has continued to rise and is now at 75%, with more good rains expected for April and May this year.
The City of Cape Town has repeated its call to locals to continue to save drinking water, even though Day Zero has been pushed back again – this time from July 9 to July 15.
Plans to increase water supply to the Voëlvlei Dam, scheduled to come on stream in 2024, have been fast-tracked to 2019 to help with Cape Town’s water crisis, GroundUp reports.
Throughout the year, News24 brought you the best in up-to-date breaking news, in-depth analysis and opinions – but for the bigger news stories of 2017, we went the extra mile and created dedicated sites and special projects.
Had systems in national government been running smoothly, Cape Town’s water crisis could have been mitigated, writes David Olivier.
A group of Oranjezicht residents are up in arms at a decision by the City of Cape Town to approve a plan by St Cyprian’s School for extensive development on its land, including a new swimming pool.
The City of Cape Town is considering introducing a water levy to be paid by consumers because 'good water saving by residents' has negatively affected its revenue, Mayor Patricia de Lille has said.
The increased consumption comes after the relaxation of restrictions and could be a sign that residents are 'slacking off' on water-saving measures, experts say.
Western Cape farmers are calling on government to reveal how much water they are likely to be allocated this summer, so they can make plans to fix the damage caused by the 60% cut in their water supply.
The effect of the water shortage in the Kouga Municipality could be 'disastrous' for local citrus farmers and workers who are dependent on this industry.
Umgeni Water is lifting its water restrictions with immediate effect, as water levels in the Mgeni System dams have reached 72%.
Day Zero has moved from a possibility to a probability. But it is not yet inevitable, writes Mmusi Maimane.
As a visitor to the Mother City I had the comfort of knowing that I would soon be returning to a city with water but residents of Cape Town are staring down a very dry barrel, writes Howard Feldman.
As President Jacob Zuma described it on the last day of the year, 2017 has certainly has been "eventful" for South Africans. News24 takes stock of the year that was.
Humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers is expected to unveil its Beaufort West Witperd aquifer development project in the drought-stricken town.
The City of Cape Town will introduce Level 6 water restrictions in January and it's time to follow this water wise beauty trend.
Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille is in talks with the police and the army to prepare for
the day in May 2018 when the taps are anticipated to run dry around the city.
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