City ups water warnings

13 May 2019 | Local News

The City of Windhoek has announced that in line with its water provision plan and taking into account the availability of water over the next two years, the City has moved from the current category C water scarcity to category D. Water restrictions will come into effect as of 1 July this years.
Thus, 15% water savings will be required and the weekly consumption target for Windhoek is 465 000 cubic metres weekly. Of this, NamWater will supply 35%, Wingoc reclamation 26% and the aquifer’s supply will total 39%.
The City’s CEO Robert Kahimise added that “NamWater will only be abel to supply Windhoek with 163 712 cubic metres of the required demand of 539 350 cubic metres per week, as per the projected demand for the 2019/20 period.
JANA-MARI SMITH

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