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.
As dam levels continue to drop, the City might decide on Thursday to increase current measures to save water.
Member of the Mayoral Committee at the City of Cape Town, Xanthea Limbers said the consumption in the region had been too high, adding that it exceeded the daily 800-million litres daily limit.
Level 3 water restrictions were set by the City of Cape Town in November following a decrease in rainfall in winter.