On ‘Day Zero,’ will Cape Town shut off its water?

Cape Town, South Africa—a modern city of nearly 4 million residents (plus over 1.5 million tourists yearly)—is on the brink of running out of water. In May, the city could be forced to cut off the vast majority of its taps.

Buzz Thompson, a water law expert at Stanford University, recently talked about how Cape Town got into this dire situation, what will happen on “Day Zero” (the day an entire city runs out of water), and if other cities face similar crises.

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Source: Earth and Environment – Futurity
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