The Department of Water and Sanitation has stated that apart from the worrying dam levels of the Western Cape, winter has brought 10% more water to national dam levels than during the same time last year.
National dam levels currently stand at 67% as opposed to 57% last year, while Western Cape levels have decreased by almost 50% in the same amount of time.
Cape Town is now on level 5 water restrictions and the department has expressed great concern over the regions situation.
The City of Cape Town says that dam storage levels are currently at 35,1%, with useable water at 25,1%.
Collective consumption is at 604 million litres of water per day. This is 104 million litres above the target of 500 million litres.
While all sectors have shown a decline in water usage over the months, including domestic and industrial usage, the city says that commercial sector needs to do more.
It says that water usage has increased in this sector and emphasised that it needs to decrease its consumption.
Managers of commercial properties must also ensure that their monthly consumption of the municipal supply of water is reduced by 20% compared with a year ago.
At the same time, the city has stressed that its 87 litres per person per day rule does not only apply at home but also in the workplace.
Officials say that many residents have clamped down on their water usage at home, but increased it elsewhere, like flushing toilets or showering at the gym.
The city says it will continue with its programme to restrict the supply of water to domestic properties who have not been able to justify excessive usage.
The city reminds residents to reduce water flow on their property through adjusting their private stopcocks or water control taps.