CAPE TOWN - Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille is praying for rain as the city raises water restrictions to level four.
The City of Cape Town prohibits residents from watering their gardens and filling up swimming pools.
As I have called on residents and businesses to work with us, I am also calling to religious leaders to help us and pray for rain. pic.twitter.com/9t9gpo3JQX— Patricia de Lille (@PatriciaDeLille) May 25, 2017
De Lille hosted an inter-faith prayer on Table Mountain on Thursday.
The Western Cape is experiencing its worst drought in more than a century.
I must thank Capetonians for bringing down their consumption, but we still need to do a lot more. pic.twitter.com/XzmnBi7LqR— Patricia de Lille (@PatriciaDeLille) May 25, 2017
Dam levels are at 20.7-percent, with only about 10-percent suitable for drinking.
The city is asking its residents to reduce their water consumption to a 100 litres per person, per day.