Cape Town Water Usage Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"Cape Town reduced its water consumption by about 50% between 2015 and 2020."

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"As of 2018, Cape Town’s daily water usage per person has been limited to 50 liters."

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"In 2017, Cape Town’s annual water usage was roughly 270 billion liters."

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"The city’s water consumption increased to approximately 730 million liters per day in April 2021."

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"Over 60% of Cape Town’s water supply comes from the Berg River and the Voëlvlei Dam."

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"In 2018, Cape Town faced the risk of “Day Zero,” a day when the water supply would be turned off."

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"In July 2017, Cape Town’s Theewaterskloof Dam was only 26.6% full."

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"Cape Town’s commercial businesses used approximately 400 million liters of water per day in 2014."

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"Water tariffs in Cape Town were increased by 26.96% in 2018."

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"In 2017, Cape Town experienced a 34% reduction in water use due to strict water restrictions."

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"Cape Town’s water shortage in 2017 led to a 26% decline in the Western Cape agricultural output."

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"The City of Cape Town saved 32 billion liters of water between 2017 and 2018."

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"Cape Town residents consume approximately 75 liters of water per person per day on average, as of 2021."

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"Cape Town saved 155 million liters of water per day through demand management and leak reduction between 2015 and 2018."

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