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Here are three ways that cities can adapt to changing climates
Here are three ways that cities can adapt to changing climates
Cape Town’s “Day Zero” experience – the prospect of dam levels dropping dangerously low, taps running dry and water rations being distributed from public collection points – speaks powerfully to the urgency and complexity of climate change adaptation. ...
Cape Town’s desalination plant budget dries up
Cape Town’s desalination plant budget dries up
The city of Cape Town’s desalination plans have run over budget and there is no money to pay suppliers ready to deliver a huge desalination plant...
Letters to the editor: February 16 to 22
Letters to the editor: February 16 to 22
The water shortages facing South Africa, and the Cape provinces in particular, have driven long-overdue debates about what we, as a country, need...
What are the rules on boreholes? Can you use seawater to flush?
What are the rules on boreholes? Can you use seawater to flush?
GroundUp asked readers to send questions about the water crisis for the City of Cape Town to answer.
Cape Town races to beat Day Zero
Cape Town races to beat Day Zero
The R321 cuts straight through the centre of the Theewaterskloof Dam in Caledon. Before you approach the bridge that traverses the water, the scene...
Drought-struck coastal cities go for expensive Plan B
Drought-struck coastal cities go for expensive Plan B
Richards Bay is joining other coastal cities and building a desalination plant to survive the crippling drought. By converting sea water into...
Urgent move on polluted water
Urgent move on polluted water
The short-term plan to treat acid mine drainage could be expanded to include the removal of sulphate salts, because dangerously high levels of the...
Global water crisis sparks surge in desalination
Global water crisis sparks surge in desalination
The world's unquenchable thirst for clean water drove a record increase in the desalination of seawater and reuse of sewage last year, new figures...

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