6 November 2018
Capetonians will have to wait several weeks to hear if water restrictions are to be further relaxed.
Farmers, also waiting to hear if they will be allocated more irrigation water, are getting worried about the effects of the delay.
Rashid Khan, regional head of the Department of Water Affairs and Sanitation, said on Monday officials from the national department would meet on November 14 to decide whether they could increase the water allocation to Cape Town, surrounding towns and to the local fruit and wine farmers who have been badly hit by the drought and the 60% cut in irrigation water.
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