With experts predicting Cape Town will run out of water in mid-April, residents have been told to limit usage to 50 litres per person per day.
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa's Cape Town, one of the world's iconic tourist destinations, could run out of water by April as the city's worst drought in a century risks forcing residents to join queues for emergency rations.
Helen Zille, the Premier of the Western Cape in South Africa, has made two startling claims about the water crisis in the province. She says there will be anarchy when the taps run dry, and that normal policing will be inadequate.
A water crisis has stricken Cape Town; and what is being called Day Zero — which is the day the city in South Africa is expected to run out of water and taps would run dry — could occur as soon as Saturday, April 21, 2018. All house...
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - A chronic drought that could leave South Africa's Cape Town without water within weeks is hurting visitor numbers and knocking a rare economic bright spot, officials said on Friday.