Cape Town’s water crisis: driven by politics more than drought

Cape Town is hurtling towards “Day Zero”: the day taps run dry. This is expected in mid-May, just weeks after the city’s new water supplies are due. Cape Town is quite used to surviving dry years. Water restrictions get it through and then dams refill, thanks to the wet years that usually follow. But this […]
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DA al in 2011 gewaarsku oor waterkrisis

Die Stad Kaapstad kry vanuit opposisiegeledere behoorlik die wind van voor na sy besluit om ‘n sogenaamde droogteheffing in te stel. Erika Botha-Rossouw, VF Plus-raadslid vir Stad Kaapstad, sê dit is onregverdig om nou deur ʼn heffing die inwoners te straf omdat hulle voldoen aan die oproep om water te bespaar, en die tyd het […]
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