Gauteng residents were urged on Thursday not to jeopardise their own water supply by sending truckloads of donated water to the drought-stricken Western Cape."The situation in Cape Town‚ although dire‚ is not in a place really where we need to be cutting water from all over the country towards it‚" Department of Water and Sanitation spokesperson Sputnik Ratau said.Donated water is being sent to Cape Town as the city prepares for a possible Day Zero — when residents will have to queue to collect water."We must remember‚ the drought is not Western Cape-specific. Even as a country we are not out of the drought yet. So we really want to start looking at whether we should be impacting on other water systems. We need to be cautious‚" he said.Nonprofit organisation Operation SA said on Thursday that sending water to the Western Cape was "not viable"."We reiterate that the option of transporting bottled water to Cape Town is not viable‚" the organisation’s Yusuf Abramjee said.Yaseen Theba, ...

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