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Windhoek to enforce water restrictions amid drought


WINDHOEK, May 14– Due to the severity of the drought conditions in the capital city Windhoek, the municipality on Monday announced that it will commence with water restrictions which will come into effect as from July 1.

According to the the City of Windhoek municipality on Monday, the authorities have no choice but to increase Demand Management actions by moving from the current Category C,Water Scarcity, to a Category D, Severe Water Scarcity, as per the scarcity severity.

“A severe water scarcity condition is therefore declared, and subsequently water restrictions must be implemented accordingly,” the city furthers said.

Meanwhile, water consumers in Windhoek have been urged to continue with the responsibility of increased savings and with the concerted efforts applied during the previous drought. – XINHUA