Day Zero has arrived, and some South Africans will now be forced to fetch their ‘water allowances’ from communal collection points.
Parts of Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality will reportedly be without water towards the end of May as the ongoing water crisis persists.
NMB officials will see their battle to avoid Day Zero go down to the wire – but will their date with destiny come sooner rather than later?
The City’s municipality is reportedly fast running out of water and there are no significant rains currently projected.
Lindiwe Sisulu says she will request R183 million conditional grant the Treasury took from the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality.
everal neighbourhoods in the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality are already past Day Zero, with dam levels below 19%.
The research suggests that effective water management requires systems of mutual accountability between spheres of municipal, provincial and national government.
We’re not quite at “day zero” panic stations yet, but locals will be keeping an eye on Theewaterskloof – The largest of the Cape Town dams is now more than half-empty.
A report by the Nature Conservancy conservation group said that removing non-native water-hungry trees from catchment areas would be far cheaper than other solutions such as desalination plants.
How’s your region doing? We’ve got the facts and figures from each province, as the national dam levels sit near the 75% mark.
Any improvements – including Thursday’s 0.1% rise – are always welcome. But the Cape Town dams are now facing a dry spell.
The ANC have given a generous donation to the DA-lead City of Cape Town, who must spend their millions on water infrastructure.
Yay! The Cape Town dams are now within touching distance of a huge milestone, just five months after dipping below the 20% mark.
Nothing quite like the power of nature, is there? Two Cape Town dams – Berg River and Clanwilliam – have hit the 100% mark.
Some regions are set to receive up to 50mm by Wednesday afternoon. The Cape Town weather forecast is giving locals what they want.
Locals monitoring the Cape Town dams have waited for an age to see this. Theewaterskloof dam has made an incredible comeback in 2018.
Cape Town dam levels pass another milestone.
It was only as recently as April that Cape Town dams were floundering under 20%. Now, they’ve reached another huge landmark.
Some regions are facing 80% water restrictions, as the Eastern Cape looks to fight against these crippling drought conditions.
Great progress for the Cape Town dams this week. With winter coming to an end, this was just what the doctor ordered.
Heavy rainfall across the Western Cape and snow which is yet to melt spells good news for the drought and the dams as Spring nears. Some areas reported over 50mm of rain.
In the last 72 hours, the Cape Town dams have continued their upwards surge. With rain coming on Saturday, things are looking good.
Well, who saw this coming four months ago? The Cape Town dams continue their upwards surge on the road to recovery.
Thursday’s Cape Town rainfall came down like the hammer of Thor in the evening, but how big was this deluge?