Drought

City of Cape Town: Aquifer Drill Sites Are Screened By Environmental...

Last week, The Daily Vox wrote an article regarding how the Day Zero preparations that have been ongoing in the City of Cape Town...

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...

Greed And Politics Have Set Fire To The Amazon Rainforest

EXPLAINER For days images of the burning Amazon Rainforest in Brazil swept social media. Amazon is the world’s...

The ‘Save Water’ Mascot Is A Lot

The Department of Water and Sanitation along with five other organisations revealed the #SaveWater mascot called Splash on Thursday. This was part of the...

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...

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...

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...

#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...

Palestinian Water Expert: SA Does Not Need Israeli Water Expertise

The water crisis in Cape Town is due to mismanagement, water expert and Palestinian citizen of Israel Mustafa Abu Raiya said in a Facebook...

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...

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...

Joburg’s space-saving rooftop gardens offer relief from the drought

For much of 2016, South Africa has been hard hit by drought, with food prices rising and water restrictions being put into...

“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...
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