Kazapua satisfied with Windhoek residents’ adherence to water restrictions

The City of Windhoek (CoW) Mayor Muesee Kazapua expressed satisfaction to the Windhoek residents positive efforts towards saving water and delay the date of running dry.

Speaking at the City council meeting here on Thursday, he said it is important that all institutions and business in Windhoek participate in the water marshal programme as part of water saving measure.

He said he is pleased to share that there has been progress made, where a commendable saving of 17 per cent of water has been recorded for this season.

The community is making sure that at least we save water so that we cannot go dry in one day, he said.

CoW declared a severe water scarcity on 01 May and Kazapua thanked the public for adhering to water saving measures since then.

Dear esteemed residents, your efforts in pushing backward in running dry date are highly appreciated. We should however be mindful of the fact that sourceage remain stressed in the dam level that has dropped critically low level and CoW is obstructing from emergency service of the water aquifer at unsustainable rate, he said.

He said he is requesting the Windhoek residents to continue adhering to the restrictions of applicable water saving on the current situation

He said Windhoek residents should appreciate water, a valuables lifesaving secure natural resource that should be always used sustainably.

He added that is it not just a responsibility of Cow alone to save water but a shared responsibility while urging the community to report any water wages and assist the city to attend to those presage resources.

Source: Namibia Press Agency