DA leader Mmusi Maimane says if current water saving trends continue, Cape Town's Day Zero will be avoided this year. He has lauded residents and businesses in the Mother City for reducing their water consumption. Maimane addressed a media briefing in the city on the drought yesterday. He says residents still need to adhere to the current water restrictions. Meanwhile,
Cape Town Deputy Mayor Ian Neilson says three temporary desalination plants will provide water soon. He says they are in the process of putting out tenders for larger desalination plants to diversify the supply of water.