TAPS MAY RUN DRY IN CAPE TOWN BY 2019, PEOPLE WARNED

The University of Cape Town has warned that taps may run dry in the Mother City by 2019 if its residents do not change their attitudes towards the use of water.

The university’s Future Water Institution says it is working with the city authorities to come up with a solution to the water crisis confronting Cape Town and other parts of Western Cape Province.

Level 3b water restrictions have been in place in Cape Town since last month amidst critically low reservoir levels.

UCT Spokesperson Doctor Kevin Winter said Thursday that in Cape Town, the water supply and water demand situation was being managed.

“The fact is that we using more water than what we have coming in into the system. We have overshot the sustainability. Our limits have been exceeded. Water scarcity means using other sources other than dams that will enable us to still live comfortably.”

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

TAPS MAY RUN DRY IN CAPE TOWN BY 2019, PEOPLE WARNED

The University of Cape Town has warned that taps may run dry in the Mother City by 2019 if its residents do not change their attitudes towards the use of water.

The university’s Future Water Institution says it is working with the city authorities to come up with a solution to the water crisis confronting Cape Town and other parts of Western Cape Province.

Level 3b water restrictions have been in place in Cape Town since last month amidst critically low reservoir levels.

UCT Spokesperson Doctor Kevin Winter said Thursday that in Cape Town, the water supply and water demand situation was being managed.

“The fact is that we using more water than what we have coming in into the system. We have overshot the sustainability. Our limits have been exceeded. Water scarcity means using other sources other than dams that will enable us to still live comfortably.”

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK