The City of Cape Town has attributed the drop in dam levels in the past week partly to hot weather and winds.In its latest water update‚ the city said dam storage levels were at 36.8%, but the last 10% is not usable."Our dam levels have declined by 1% over the past week. This could be attributed to the high winds and hot weather, which contributed to evaporation‚" mayor Patricia de Lille said in a statement.She said the city had managed to halve its water usage thanks to the efforts of 51% of the city’s water users."We will only get through this crisis together. To make this partnership work even more effectively‚ I appeal to all water users‚ especially the 49% who are not saving water yet‚ to join us all as we escalate efforts to beat this drought‚" De Lille said. She urged all the city’s water users to "come on board with Team Cape Town" as the city expects a steady decline due to the heat and wind expected in summer."We need to do more to bring our usage down while at the same ti...

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