The World’s First Major City That May Run Out of Water Soon

Out of Water

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...

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