Day Zero

 
Day Zero pushed back to July 9
Day Zero pushed back to July 9
The City of Cape Town’s dreaded Day Zero has been pushed to July 9 instead of the scheduled date of June 4, the Democratic Alliance has announced, despite the city not meeting water conservation targets....
Drought crisis: Three provinces declared national disasters
Drought crisis: Three provinces declared national disasters
The national disaster management centre has called on organs of state to implement contingency measures to enable the national executive to deal with...
Day Zero pushed back to June, as drought declared a national disaster
Day Zero pushed back to June, as drought declared a national disaster
Day Zero for Capetonians has now been extended to June 4 from May 11, 2018.
For global water crisis, climate may be the last straw
For global water crisis, climate may be the last straw
Before man-made climate change kicked in – and well before "Day Zero" in Cape Town, where taps may run dry in early May – the global water...
Day Zero is a myth, say protesters looking to fill up at Zille's residence
Day Zero is a myth, say protesters looking to fill up at Zille's residence
About 20 members of a coalition against the privatisation of water descended on Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's official residence Leeuwenhof in...
South Africa does not need the help of Israel to solve our drought
South Africa does not need the help of Israel to solve our drought
A number of articles have been written by Zionists telling Capetonians they would have water had they taken help from Israel. An editorial in the Jerusalem Post earlier this week says...
Ancient water could solve modern crisis in Cape Town
Ancient water could solve modern crisis in Cape Town
A leper who once lived on Table Mountain was tasked by colonial settlers with keeping open the sluices, built by the Dutch East India Company in...
Move over Mmusi – national government’s taking over
Move over Mmusi – national government’s taking over
Minister of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Des van Rooyen has just announced that the management of the drought currently...
What about the day after Day Zero?
What about the day after Day Zero?
Panicked Capetonians are asking the wrong question. The issue is not when Day Zero will see their taps turned off. That won’t happen this winter....
I’m alright, Jack — I’ve got a borehole
I’m alright, Jack — I’ve got a borehole
The approach of Day Zero has put Capetonians into panic mode and suburbia is getting distinctly nervous. Middle-class matrons battle each other for...
Water crisis: Look to SA’s renewable energy programme for solutions
Water crisis: Look to SA’s renewable energy programme for solutions
In seeking solutions for the current water crisis, Cape Town and other drought-prone areas should learn from the experiences of South Africa’s...
As Cape Town drought bites, what is 'Day Zero'?
As Cape Town drought bites, what is 'Day Zero'?
Cape Town is in the grip of a catastrophic three-year-long drought as winter rains have repeatedly failed causing dam levels to drop to dangerously...

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