The City is currently under a water rationing programme which aims at achieving daily target consumption of 120 000 cubic metres.

PREVAILING WATER RATIONING ALLOCATION

CATEGORY                          CURRENT ALLOCATION

High Density                                                              500 litres/day

Low Density                                                               750 litres/day

Residential flats with bulk meters              75 % of average water usage for the past 6 months

USE OF HOSE PIPES, BRICK MOULDING AND CONSTRUCTION USING TREATED WATER HAS BEEN SUSPENDED IN THE CITY.

 

WATER RATIONING SCHEME : PENALTIES

Numerous efforts to deter consumers from using the hose pipes and brick moulding have proven to be unsuccessful with scores of people still engaging in these activities. The penalties imposed do not seem to deter them from the use of water for these purposes. The penalties below are used to deter these offenders.

PENALTIES

Uses of hosepipes for non-industrial activities                             $100

Use of domestic water for brick moulding                                    $1000

Use of domestic water for construction                                        $1000

Illegal connections / by pass                                                           $1500

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