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Cape Town's Level 3B water restrictions begin tomorrow

Officials say plummeting dam levels and too little water saving prompted the move.

FILE: Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - The City of Cape Town's Level 3B water restrictions come into effect on Wednesday.

Officials say plummeting dam levels and too little water saving prompted the move.

Under Level 3B restrictions, the watering of gardens is only allowed on Tuesdays and Saturdays before 9am and after 6pm for a maximum of one hour per property per day.

Only a bucket or watering can may be used.

The City's Xanthea Limberg says, “Water consumption remains far too high among many users and in many areas across the city, and it is time that all residents and businesses take this water crisis seriously.”

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)

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