City of Cape Town to control water supply

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File: The eThewkwini Metro municipality admitted that 237 million litres of water was being lost daily as a result of broken and leaking pipes.

File: The eThewkwini Metro municipality admitted that 237 million litres of water was being lost daily as a result of broken and leaking pipes.

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File: The eThewkwini Metro municipality admitted that 237 million litres of water was being lost daily as a result of broken and leaking pipes.

File: The eThewkwini Metro municipality admitted that 237 million litres of water was being lost daily as a result of broken and leaking pipes.

CAPE TOWN - As dam levels continue to decline, the City of Cape Town has begun controlling water supply in the southern and central suburbs.

It's also trying to reduce wastage through leaking pipes.

READ: Cape Town water crisis worsens

The city’s cumulative dam levels have declined to around 25 percent.

The last 10 percent of a dam’s water is unusable.

Authorities have started controlling supply from the city's large Faure Reservoir.