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  1. Three Cape Town Desal Plants Will Come Online in May

    17 May 2018- 08:54 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Eyewitness News The City of Cape Town says its three desalination plants are expected to deliver water into the system in May. The plants have been delayed since February. Mayoral committee member Xanthea ...

    Local Press Report - 05/17/2018 - 08:54

  2. Cape Town To Raise Water Tariffs Due To Reduced Revenue

    10 May 2018- 10:45 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Business Day Reduced revenue and the increased cost of water supply infrastructure mean that the City of Cape Town has to raise water tariffs. "If we used to sell 1‚000-million litres [of water] a da ...

    Local Press Report - 05/10/2018 - 10:45

  3. Alien Trees An Unrecognized Threat To Cape Town Water

    2 May 2018- 11:53 by OOSKAnews Info CAPE TOWN, South Africa Researchers have argued that Invasive alien trees are reducing water supply to dams in South Africa's Western Cape by almost as much as the region's bulk water augmentation target, and ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 05/02/2018 - 12:08

  4. Icebergs Solve Cape Town?

    1 May 2018- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The South African salvage operator who refloated the Costa Concordia shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea in 2013 has proposed to tow icebergs to Cape Town to ease the city's water cr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/02/2018 - 12:07

  5. Farmers Are Worst Culprits in Cape Water Theft

    24 Apr 2018- 11:41 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN IOL News Authorities have pointed the finger at farmers being among the worst culprits in stealing water meant for the public. This as the Drakenstein Municipality indicated that it would assist the Depar ...

    Local Press Report - 04/24/2018 - 11:41

  6. Western Cape Launches Water-Offest Tool For Tourists

    19 Apr 2018- 08:51 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN, South Africa The Newspaper Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, launched April 18 the world’s first water-offset tool for tourists, My Water Foot Print, as part of a bid to boost ...

    Local Press Report - 04/19/2018 - 08:51

  7. New Resource Watch Platform Appraises Reservoir Vulnerability in Morocco, India, Iraq, Spain

    12 Apr 2018- 11:44 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Resources Institute The World Resources Institute (WRI) looks beyond Cape Town's "Day Zero" crisis and examines certain indicators to get a sense of other countries' vulnera ...

    Local Press Report - 04/12/2018 - 11:44

  8. Western Cape Surveys Business Water Consumption and Savings

    12 Apr 2018- 09:26 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Business Day How will your company be affected if the taps run dry for three months this year or next? That’s the grim scenario businesses have been asked to contemplate in a survey of the economic impact ...

    Local Press Report - 04/12/2018 - 09:26

  9. Cape Town Not Saving Enough

    10 Apr 2018- 12:52 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN News24 Thanks to locals' water-saving efforts, the city's collective daily consumption over the past week was only 66 million litres above the target of 450 million litres per day. Over the past ...

    Local Press Report - 04/10/2018 - 12:52

  10. Cape Town Hotel Bookings Hit by Drought

    26 Mar 2018- 06:25 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Fin24 An informal survey by Wesgro among 18 hotels in Cape Town reflects the impact the water challenge in the city already has on the hospitality sector. The hotels surveyed indicated that they did betwe ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2018 - 06:25

  11. "Responsible Travel" Group Urges Ethical Tourism Re Water-Stressed Geographies

    23 Mar 2018- 06:00 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN The Independent After the Cape Town drought, should travellers be steering clear of destinations with a water problem..."if you want to golf, go to Scotland". Climate Scarcity Social Issues Cape ...

    Local Press Report - 03/23/2018 - 06:00

  12. Investment Implications of Cape Town Water Shortage

    22 Mar 2018- 05:54 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Wealth Management As Cape Town approaches critically low levels of water in its reservoirs, we are reminded that there is neither a substitute for clean drinking water–nor a short-term fix to deficits. Mi ...

    Local Press Report - 03/22/2018 - 05:54

  13. Cape Town's Water Consumption Figures Go Up Again

    21 Mar 2018- 07:53 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN News 24 Cape Town collective water use has gone up again to an average of 565Ml a day after the City quietly moved Day Zero to 2019. "Unfortunately, usage has increased by 54 million litres per day f ...

    Local Press Report - 03/21/2018 - 07:53

  14. Cape Town Stops Talking About "Day Zero" Because It's Bad For Tourism?

    20 Mar 2018- 11:48 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN News24 What happened? Why has Day Zero gone away suddenly? Trawling through statements, opinions and conversations with people from different sectors, it appears that the decision was political, designed ...

    Local Press Report - 03/20/2018 - 11:48

  15. Theft And Vandalism Compromise Cape Town Water Security- City

    19 Mar 2018- 08:50 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN IOL NEWS Theft and vandalism are compromising Cape Town water supply security, the city said on Sunday. "The City of Cape Town has been informed that theft from aquifer drilling sites is making it di ...

    Local Press Report - 03/19/2018 - 09:31

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