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Aucklanders have beaten the target of using less than 400 million litres of water by 10 million litres.
Watercare has asked people to cut water use by 20 litres, or one-eighth of the current average of 160 litres per person per day, until sediment in the waterlogged Hunua Ranges drops enough to stop clogging the water treatment plants.
Today Watercare announced those in the Auckland region were doing a "fantastic job" of conserving water.
"It's really inspiring to see the community responding so well to our call for reduced water use," Jaduram said. "I would like to thank everyone in Auckland for your effort to date. You're doing a fantastic job.
"The situation at our Ardmore Water Treatment Plant remains serious and we do not expect that to change in the next few days. Therefore, the challenge for Aucklanders is to continue to use less water, especially when the weather improves later in the week.
"Our Save 20 target is easily achievable: 20 litres less water per person per day. To put it in perspective, it's only a few minutes less in the shower and turning off the tap when brushing teeth. Together, we can all do this."