Why must you use water efficiently?
It reduces your water bill It reduces the cost of dams, water purification and maintenance costs which will result in lower tariffs It makes water available for our increasing population so that Johannesburg Water and the government can supply water to others who might not have a reliable water supply Ensuring a continuous uninterrupted supply of water in the future How to conserve water without necessarily changing your lifestyle?
The department of water in August asked municipalities to cut water supply by 15% to preserve dam levels. Reuters JOHANNESBURG - South Africa will experience water rationing if consumers do not heed calls to cut consumption to avoid a collapse of the water system as dam levels fall after a drought, an official in the country's water department said on Thursday. Concerns over water supply in Africa's most industrialised country have risen after an El Nino weather pattern broug