Govt Denies 'Day Zero' Drought Claims for South African Town
Beaufort West "has simply run out of surface water". This comes after claims were made on social media that the town had reached 'Day Zero' where no water would be available.
News24Wire, 13 November 2017
The Western Cape government has denied claims that Beaufort West, a town of about 37 000 residents, has reached "Day Zero" in the water crisis in the region. Read more »
Theewaterskloof Dam in drought-stricken Western Cape (file photo).
The City of Cape Town and the greater Western Cape region is experiencing the worst drought in over 100 years with Level 5 water restrictions being imposed by the City in an ... Read more »