Drought

How Cape universities are planning for water restrictions and #DayZero

Universities in Cape Town have a predicament on their hands. They have to somehow facilitate thousands of students on their premises in a time...

Grahamstown’s “Day Zero” came last year

Residents from Grahamstown are also faced with low dam levels, which have resulted in the municipality implementing water restrictions on Grahamstown residents. According to...

“Don’t send water to Cape Town, send money”

Social media has been flooded with images of water bottles stacked around, waiting to be sent down to help the residents of Cape Town...

The other water crisis: Eastern Cape is in serious danger

The Cape water crisis has shaken South Africa. The reality that easy access to clean running water will soon be stripped from one of...

#DefeatDayZero: Twitter has questions that Maimane didn’t answer

Defeat Day Zero is not the name of a really bad post apocalyptic superhero flick, it’s the Democratic Alliance (DA) social media campaign to...

CT might be in crisis, but Joburg also needs to be...

The City of Johannesburg released a statement on Monday saying that the level 1 water restrictions it had in March 2017 were still in...

Why the Mother City can’t accommodate its own football clubs

The City of Cape Town have expressed surprise at Cape Town City F.C. (CTCFC) coach Benni McCarthy’s statement of outrage regarding the team's upcoming...

Six ways you can prepare for the #CapeStorm

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) announced that a strong cold front will hit the Western Cape on the evening of 6 June. The...

Cape Town’s water restrictions are a financial burden on residents

Cape Town’s water restrictions have left some residents unhappy over the fact they are unable to meet their basic necessities. Others have been complaining...

From sewage to cup: reclaimed water may ease shortages

The water shortage crisis in South Africa has put the country’s future on very shaky and parched ground. The cause of this hydrological drought...

More rainfall doesn’t mean the drought is done with us

South Africa’s drought crisis is only getting worse, despite increased rainfall over the past month. Though rainfall provides relief during a drought, it doesn’t...
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