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In a statement Thursday, the city banned the watering of lawns, flowers and vegetables every day except every second week.

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It also banned washing cars at home except at certified car washes; and that there should not be any watering of public parks and sports fields unless if it is done through an approved semi-purified irrigation water connection.

Residents who have pools at their homes should cover them forthwith since there should not any further filling up. The other measure is a ban on water features, fountains and ponds.

The statement said the City of Windhoek hereby announces that the persistent drought has left the little choice but to announce a water crisis scenario in the capital in relation to the drought management plan.

Already, the City of Windhoek has adjusted upward water tariffs in a bid to encourage the residents to help save the water.

Namibia is experiencing a second drought in three years. Enditem.

Source: Xinhua

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