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[LISTEN] Will the city of CT get tougher on water restrictions?

| Capetonians used some 835 million litres per day during the week of 19 to 25 December 2016.

CAPE TOWN - Cape Town residents have been urged to use water sparingly as the water shortages continue to affect the province.

Peter Flower, acting Director for Water and Sanitation, says the city will be forced to apply more restrictions if residents don’t heed the call to be careful.

While average consumption has dropped over the past two weeks, it’s still 29 million litres above the desired level.

Dam levels are now standing at only 46%, while water usage is exceeding 800 million litres a day.

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