Water Restrictions Outlined as Cape Town Battles Drought Crisis
Proposed water restrictions would limit residents to 100 litres of water per person per day and ban car washing, watering of gardens and irrigation with municipal drinking water if approved.
South Africa: Cape Town Drought - City 'Waiting on a Miracle'
African Utility Week, 18 May 2017
Amidst what is labelled as the worst drought in Cape Town in 100 years, a city official told delegates at the African Utility Week conference there was no way they could reasonably… Read more »
News24Wire, 17 May 2017
The water crisis in the Western Cape will lead to war and deaths unless urgent steps are taken soon, Congress of South African Trade Union (Cosatu) said on Wednesday. Read more »
SAnews.gov.za, 16 May 2017
Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has stressed the need to urgently maintain infrastructure, repair leaks rapidly and to operate water systems more efficiently in… Read more »
South Africa: Cape Town Recommends Level 4 Water Restrictions
News24Wire, 16 May 2017
The City of Cape wants to introduce Level 4 water restrictions which would ban all use of municipal water for outside and non-essential use and limit residents to 100 litres of… Read more »
South Africa: What's Causing Cape Town's Water Crisis?
GroundUp, 16 May 2017
There are several likely causes of Cape Town's water shortage. GroundUp spoke to Kevin Winter, a lecturer in Environmental and Geographical Sciences at the University of Cape Town,… Read more »
South Africa: Cape Town's Water Crisis
GroundUp, 15 May 2017
This is part one of a GroundUp special series on Cape Town's water crisis. Read more »
Retreating water levels at Theewaterskloof Dam have left dying plant life behind.
A water "festival of ideas" has been planned by Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille where suppliers of large, utility-scale water supply and water saving equipment will meet with ... Read more »