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Capetonians water use dropped below 500 million litres a day over weekend!

According to Mayco member for water Xanthea Limberg, Cape Town's water usage dropped to below 500 million litres over the weekend.

On Saturday consumption was sitting at 490 million litres for the day and on Sunday it dropped even further to 480 million litres, she says.

Read: City must dispense with Day Zero until after winter rainfall, says climate guru

This is very encouraging to see that people are working together with the City. It appears that low levels of consumption are being adhered to.

Cllr Xanthea Limberg, Informal Settlements, Water and Waste Services; Energy

We want to commend the many Capetonians out there that are assisting us and being water ambassadors despite the fact that it's been completely an inconvenience. We appreciate all the efforts...

Cllr Xanthea Limberg, Informal Settlements, Water and Waste Services; Energy

Limberg responded to concerns about water that's been gushing out for hours on Prince George Drive. Listeners says that people have been collecting the water there and the hasn't been any city officials to take care of the problem.

The problem is in the process of being attended to...

Cllr Xanthea Limberg, Informal Settlements, Water and Waste Services; Energy

We are prioritising large bursts such as those to ensure that there is minimal water loss...

Cllr Xanthea Limberg, Informal Settlements, Water and Waste Services; Energy

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