Is there water restrictions in jhb?

 On an annual basis, between 06:00 – 18:00 on 1 September and 31 March; and between 08:00 – 16h00 on 1 April and 31 August, all consumers are prohibited from watering and irrigating their gardens;

• All consumers are prohibited from using a hose pipe to clean paved areas and driveways with municipal water.

The City of Joburg has again urged all customers to continue to use water sparingly as the rain-starved winter months approach. 

South Africa is a water-scarce country and at all times residents are reminded to conserve water by practicing the following water-saving tips:

·         Do not leave taps dripping.

·         Wash your car on the grass, this will water your lawn at the same time.

·         Use a watering can instead of a hosepipe.

·         Shorten your showering time.

·         Use a glass of water to rinse when brushing your teeth.

·         Take shallow baths. Avoid filling your bath to a depth greater than 100mm.

·         Re-use water to water your garden or pot plants.

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