These are the streets where the top 100 water guzzlers live in the drought-ravaged City of Cape Town, which effectively has 121 days of usable water left. While the average household uses roughly 20,000l of water a month — less than 1,000l a day — the city’s top consumer in Haywood Road‚ Crawford‚ used a staggering 702,000l in a month. Dam levels in the city had dropped to 33% on Monday‚ 1.5% down from the previous week. With the last 10% of a dam’s water mostly not useable‚ dam levels are effectively at 23%. Collective daily water consumption in the city stands at 837-million litres a day‚ far exceeding a target of 700-million litres a day. At this drawn-down rate‚ there are effectively 121 days of useable water left. "We may not have control over the weather‚ but we do have control over our use of potable water for nonessential purposes. Our actions can change the scenario‚" said mayor Patricia de Lille. The city plans to publish the identities of residents or commercial propertie...

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