According to the municipality the current average level in the five dams that supply the metro is 13,27%.
Union lambasts Walmart’s union bashing and “bully-boy” tactics.
To mark Human Rights Day and to stand in solidarity with the global climate movement, the marchers called for system change.
There was no looting or any of the public violence that occupied media attention in the build-up to the shutdown.
Saftu’s support for an action led by the EFF threatens to sow division within the federation say critics.
The union has hailed the strike as a success for forcing the government back into the bargaining council and securing gains for their members before this year’s wage negotiations even begin.
Nehawu says they have complied with the court order but are continuing with the strike with the South African Policing Union (Sapu) set to join the strike later this week.
The indefinite strike by the union is set to resume on Tuesday this week.
The department says it is doing its best to place learners who applied late.
The police became heavy handed as they tried to prevent the strikers from blocking the entrances to Khayelitsha District Hospital.
The union is appealing an interdict against their strike action and spent the first day rallying workers in Khayelitsha’s public facilities to join the strike.
The students dismissed reports of intimidation, looting and damage to property linked to the protest as only meant to silence and discredit their struggle for education.