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Cape Town’s water restrictions still in place despite rain

Capetonians will have to wait longer before water restrictions are lifted.

The Department of Water and Sanitation conducted a site visit at the Theewaterskloof Dam on 22 February 2018. Picture: Cindy Archillies/EWN

CAPE TOWN - Capetonians will have to wait longer before water restrictions are lifted.

The City of Cape Town says level 6B water restrictions will remain in place until national government decides to relax water restrictions in the metro.

Citizens are required to use 50 litres of water per person per day.

Dam levels in the Cape Town are nearly 57% full.

Mayco member for Water and Sanitation, Xanthea Limberg said, “The dam levels are still at 36.9% with only a 0.2% increase from last week. We are not in apposition to reduce the restrictions.”

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