CAPE TOWN- The City of Cape Town has announced that DayZero has been pushed back by a further month from the 4 of June to July 9 2018.
The Western Cape Province is experiencing its worst drought in a century.
Here are the latest developments.
— City Press Online (@City_Press) February 20, 2018
— Democratic Alliance (@Our_DA) February 20, 2018
JUST IN: #DayZero has now been pushed even further away to the 9th of July 2018.
The City of Cape Town says the metro's dams are now "only" dropping by 0.5% every week, compared to the weekly 1.9% drop in 2014. #WaterCrisis
— Graeme Raubenheimer (@GraemeRauby) February 20, 2018
💧BREAKING: #DayZero, the date which Cape Town runs out of tap water, has been postponed 9 July 2018, thanks to water donation received from Grabouw/Elgin farmers filling Steenbras Upper Dam. Process of filling still underway, numbers could change
🌊 All Western Cape dams: 24,4%
— Gauteng Weather (@tWeatherSA) February 20, 2018
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