Day Zero

18 05 2018

The day the taps will be turned off

Only if Capetonians reduce their use down to 87 litres or less per day, and the City implements the necessary projects, will we avoid Day Zero.
To find out what you can do, visit www.capetown.gov.za/thinkwater

The City

The City's progress on securing alternative water sources.

50%

Cape Town Harbour (Desalination)

50%

Strandfontein (Desalination)

52%

Monwabisi (Desalination)

58%

V&A Waterfront (Desalination)

33%

Cape Flats (Ground Water)

53%

Atlantis (Ground Water)

60%

Zandvliet (Recycled)

41%

Other City Projects

Additional projects in advanced stage of planning that are ready to proceed if required.

Hout Bay (Desalination)

45%

Universal Sites (Desalination)

24%

Cape Town Harbour (Desalination Ship)

29%

Cape Peninsula (TMG Aquifer)

21%

Granger Bay (Desalination)

50%

Cape Town Harbour (Desalination Barge)

67%

Cape Flats (Reclamation)

8%

Helderberg (TGM Aquifer)

21%

Red Hill/Dido Valley (Desalination)

44%

Gordon's Bay Ship (Desalination Ship)

9%

Macasar (Reclamation)

15%

Harmony Park (Desalination)

58%
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The Dams

Combined level of dams supplying the city. For more info click here

34.2%

Capetonians

Percentage of residents using 87l or less per day.

37%

Together, we can avoid day zero

STATS AS AT WEEK 11 DECEMBER 2017

Other City Projects

Additional projects in advanced stage of planning that are ready to proceed if required.

Hout Bay (Desalination)

45%

Universal Sites (Desalination)

24%

Cape Town Harbour (Desalination Ship)

29%

Cape Peninsula (TMG Aquifer)

21%

Granger Bay (Desalination)

50%

Cape Town Harbour (Desalination Barge)

67%

Cape Flats (Reclamation)

8%

Helderberg (TGM Aquifer)

21%

Red Hill/Dido Valley (Desalination)

44%

Gordon's Bay Ship (Desalination Ship)

9%

Macasar (Reclamation)

15%

Harmony Park (Desalination)

58%