Cape Town woke up to a bit of welcome good news – our dams have filled up to the highest levels we’ve seen in six years.
Over the next decade, the City of Cape Town has big plans to ensure that future droughts don’t result in the same panic as that which we saw a few years back.
When the Day Zero panic was at its peak, international news outlets couldn’t get enough of Cape Town’s plight. This time around, it’s some smaller towns under the spotlight.
Cape Town may have dodged a bullet for now, but other parts of the country have been brought to their knees.
We may have had a wet weekend here in Cape Town, but other parts of the country are being brought to their knees.
The worst of the Day Zero scare is behind us (for now at least), but other parts of the country, and in particular the Eastern Cape, haven’t been as lucky.
Nicholas Sloane is going ahead with his plan to tow a 100-million ton iceberg through the notoriously rough Antarctic Ocean to Cape Town.
Cape Town features prominently in the new documentary, ‘Waterwise’, about how we use and value water worldwide.
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Earlier today, the City of Cape Town announced impending changes to our water restrictions, which will also reduce the average monthly water bill.
After a weekend of cyclonic winds and heavy rains, the Mother City – as well as the rest of the country – is in for more rough weather conditions.
As the water levels of Cape Town’s major dams continues to rise, the City is considering relaxing the daily water usage targets.
Drastic times call for drastic measures, and the Mother City has approved a number of new regulations that will see residents doubling down on water-saving efforts.
The first desalination plant in Cape Town has been completed and is online, but did it pass a taste test with flying colours?
Chances are that your pool and garden aren’t looking too flash at this point. If you’re renting, and worried about being held accountable, then read this.
Another day, another South African political battle that has little to do with serving the people. Now we wait and watch as the DA and ANC battle it out for control.
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For many Southern Suburb folk a splash in the Newlands Pool is a staple, but in case you haven’t popped past lately you should check this out.
For some the answer to our water problems lies with desalinating our seawater, but scientists from the University of the Western Cape aren’t so sure.
From who’s to blame to in which sector is the most water is being used, here are seven myths busted to alter your perception on the Cape’s drought.
The finger pointing blame game is in full swing, and no one seems to want to step up and take responsibility for our mess. Here’s a little food for thought.
Earlier this week we showed you Zapiro taking on Zuma and Mbalula, and now he’s focusing on the water crisis the Mother City finds itself in.
Aqueducts, desalination plants, machines that convert air to water – we’ve heard them all over the past few months. Get a load of this beaut from left field.
After a severe backlash organisers of the Slide the City event have been forced to backpedal on their plans, scrapping the event amidst public pressure.