The City of Cape Town has urged people to boil the water obtained from alternative sources before using it.
Repeat water wasters could face time behind bars, the City of Cape Town has warned.
In an effort to encourage residents to use less water, the City is proposing a 19% increase in water and sanitation tariffs.
The City of Cape Town has confirmed the city’s feeder dams only have enough water left for 88 days.
The City of Cape Town has confirmed that the chicken consumed by two children who died earlier in the week was safe for humans to eat.
The City of Cape Town will reportedly spend R315 million over the next three years on emergency water schemes.
Mayor Patricia de Lille declared a local disaster on Friday as dam levels continue to drop. It is calculated that there is only 113 days of usable water left.
Following the City of Cape Town’s release of the list of names of the city’s top water wasters, several people complained that the high water consumption was due to burst pipes below their properties.
If dam levels in the Western Cape continue to decline, the City of Cape Town says it will have to implement a system of water shedding.
City dams are looking sadder and sadder as water levels continue to drop as a result of the drought that has the province in its grip.