The City of Cape Town has announced that Level 6 water restrictions will begin from January 2018, as we inch closer to Day Zero each month. A drought charge is also expected to come into effect from February 2018. The City has said Cape Town will reach Day Zero by March 2018.

In a video released by the City of Cape Town, they map out what their plans are for retrieving more water and what happens if we reach Day Zero.

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