Cape Town has moved out of immediate water crisis territory, but water restrictions will only be lifted once the city’s dams reach 85% storage levels.
Mayco member for informal settlements, water and waste services and energy Xanthea Limberg said the dams storage levels were much improved and the scenario was changing.
With that being said, the lessons of adaptation we have learnt during this severe drought have made us understand what it means to live in a water-scarce region, and accepting that the new normal is a way of life is what will see us achieve true resilience and sustainability.
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