Cape Town, South Africa is undergoing a catastrophic water shortage and ‘Day Zero’ may be April 22, 2018 but citizens are pitching in.
New Water Map Helps Paint the Town Green
Cape Town has initiated a water-saving program where homes which use less than 10,500 litres of water per month receive a green dot. The map is a transparent tool that will help reduce consumption to avoid Day Zero. The government has asked all residents to do their part and citizens are pitching in. There is now a widespread rationing of water.
Everyone Must Participate
Residents have been asked to restrict water usage to 87 litres per person/day. This is about a 4-minute shower using a regular shower head. If...