The City of Cape Town has cautioned residents to keep an eye on consumption levels over the coming weeks. Water consumption for last week was up to 657 million litres/day, exceeding the current 650-million litres/day limit.
Dams supplying Cape Town are down 1,0% from the previous week sitting at 79,7% of storage capacity.
2019 has been another drier-than-average year, and it is important that Cape Town residents remain aware of their water use, especially as we approach the summer months.
Water is a commodity that we often take advantage of. Unfortunately water is sometimes scarce and in these times we need to know what to do to save water. Below are a few tips for saving water when there is no rain – of course, you can use these tips in rainy seasons as well.
Once the children no longer spend hours a day splashing around in the family swimming pool, one often starts wondering if it is still worthwhile to keep it. The idea of filling it up with dirt and returning it as part of the garden could seem wasteful. What if one could use this storage space as an underground water tank? Couldn’t this be a whole lot more appealing than having several green water tanks littered around the property?