Cape Town's increased water consumption is not sustainable, experts warn

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Cape Town's water consumption rose to 546-million litres a day this week – up from 520-million last week and 511-million the week before. Although dams that supply the city are 76% full, experts say a trajectory of increased consumption is not sustainable. The increased consumption comes as restrictions were relaxed from October 1, allowing residents to raise their water use from 50 litres a day to 70. Coupled with the 25% lower water tariffs, this could be a sign that residents are "slacking ...

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