Kazapua satisfied with Windhoek residents' adherence to water restrictions

06 Sep 2019 13:30pm
WINDHOEK, 06 SEP (NAMPA) – Windhoek Mayor Muesee Kazapua on Thursday expressed satisfaction with residents of Windhoek for the positive steps they have taken towards saving water.
Speaking at the City of Windhoek council meeting here on Thursday, Kazapua announced that progress has been made and a commendable saving of 17 per cent of water has been recorded for this season.
“The community is making sure that at least we save water so that we do not go dry,” he said.
He said the city water marshal programme (a water saving campaign by the City of Windhoek) continues to prove to be a good initiative in managing water consumption and ensuing that water is used properly.
He added that it is important that all institutions and businesses in Windhoek participate in the programme as part of water saving measures.
The City declared a severe water scarcity on 01 May and Kazapua thanked the public for adhering to water saving measures since then.
“Your efforts in pushing back the running dry date are highly appreciated. We should, however, be mindful of the fact that sources remain stressed as dam levels have dropped to critically low levels,” he said.
He requested the Windhoek residents to continue adhering to the restrictions applicable to water saving and added that it is not just the responsibility of the City to save water but is in fact a shared responsibility
He also urged residents to report any water wastage.
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