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  1. Western Cape Authorities Scrape The Puddles at Dam

    23 Feb 2018- 14:26 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Times Live Western Cape water supply is now so low that engineers are building a dam within Cape Town’s main supply dam – to pump out the last puddles of water. A temporary coffer dam inside Theewatersklo ...

    Local Press Report - 02/23/2018 - 14:26

  2. Cape Town's "Day Zero" Pushed Back "Dramatically", Now it's July 9

    20 Feb 2018- 13:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa Cape Town's Day Zero, when the taps run dry in the city, has been moved back yet again, authorities announced 19 February.  Previously, Day Zero had been moved back from early Apri ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2018 - 13:40

  3. Cape Town: Zille Blames National Water Department For Stalled Clanwilliam Dam Project

    20 Feb 2018- 10:21 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN News 24 A project which aims to double the capacity of the Clanwilliam Dam in the Western Cape will not be able to proceed because of a lack of funding. This is according to Western Cape Premier Helen Zil ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2018 - 10:21

  4. Coca-Cola Denies Cape Town Crisis Coalition Meeting

    19 Feb 2018- 10:31 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN eNCA.com Coca-Cola has denied that they are meeting with the Water Crisis Coalition in Cape Town on Monday. Water Crisis Coalition is demanding answers about the company's water usage amid a cripplin ...

    Local Press Report - 02/19/2018 - 10:31

  5. Koeberg Nuclear Power Station Launches Desal Plant

    14 Feb 2018- 10:19 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Business Live Eskom’s Koeberg nuclear power station launched its groundwater desalination plant on Wednesday. It will take care of the power station’s water needs and ease pressure on the City of Cape Tow ...

    Local Press Report - 02/14/2018 - 10:19

  6. Cape Town Desal Firm Scores Saudi Contract

    6 Feb 2018- 13:09 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Times Live A Cape Town desalination company has won a R5-billion contract for a desalination plant in Saudi Arabia. The contract to design‚ build and operate the plant was awarded to GrahamTek by The Salin ...

    Local Press Report - 02/06/2018 - 13:09

  7. Water Crisis: Are Bigger Dams The Answer?

    3 Feb 2018- 08:58 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Ground Up Why is Cape Town experiencing a water crisis? How does one answer that without ignoring history and simplifying the facts? Should frightened citizens of Cape Town, many now scrambling to become w ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2018 - 09:00

  8. World Watches as Clock Ticks for Cape Town. Planet's First Major City to Face Water Supply “Day Zero”. 

    1 Feb 2018- 09:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa Day Zero, initially projected for Sunday 21 April 2018 was confirmed by the city last week to have come forward 9 days, to Thursday 12 April 2018. As of the date of this article (1 Febru ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/01/2018 - 09:12

  9. Cape Town Water Crisis Challenges "Social Stability"

    31 Jan 2018- 07:24 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Eyewitness News Economic trends commentator Daniel Silke says social stability could come under threat as Cape Town's water crisis continues. The city recently announced day zero, the day on which th ...

    Local Press Report - 01/31/2018 - 07:24

  10. World Watches as Clock Ticks For Cape Town. Planet's First Major City to Face Water Supply “Day Zero”. South Africa And International Media Interest Intensifies. This is How Press Coverage (20 News Stories) is Playing Out This Week (updates will continue)

    24 Jan 2018- 14:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Cape Town, South Africa   The South African- Day zero leaps forward by nine days for Cape Town “It was initially projected for Sunday 21 April 2018. But, as confirmed by the (City of Cape Town) COCT website, t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2018 - 08:07

  11. Cape Town Water Levy Plan Looks Set to Fail

    17 Jan 2018- 08:43 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Business Day Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille’s plan to introduce a water levy looks likely to fail to take off, with many outside and within her party opposing it. Climate Reputational Risk Scarcity Soc ...

    Local Press Report - 01/17/2018 - 08:43

  12. Urban Water Crises Offer Opportunities For Maritime Transport Sector

    14 Jan 2018- 22:33 by Local Press Report Fort Lauderdale, Florida The Maritime Executive Two metropolitan regions in the Southern Hemisphere are experiencing drought and facing severe water shortages. The cities are Sao Paulo, Brazil and Cape Town, South ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2018 - 23:00

  13. Voelvlei Dam Plans Accelerated in Response to Cape Town Crisis

    14 Jan 2018- 22:02 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN, South Africa News24 Plans to increase water supply to the Voëlvlei Dam, scheduled to come on stream in 2024, have been fast-tracked to 2019 to help with Cape Town’s water crisis. Minister Nomvula Mokonya ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2018 - 22:02

  14. Drilling on Cape Flats Aquifer Starts as Cape Town Nears Day Zero

    12 Jan 2018- 08:26 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN News 24 The City of Cape Town drilled its first test borehole into the Cape Flats aquifer on Thursday, hoping that the earth's natural underground reservoirs would provide an extra 80 million litres ...

    Local Press Report - 01/12/2018 - 08:26

  15. Jail Time for Water-Wasters as Cape Town Approaches Day Zero

    13 Dec 2017- 08:02 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Business Tech The City of Cape Town has proposed a new set of by-laws which includes possible jail time for heavy water users as the Western Cape province approaches ‘day zero’ – the day where the city ru ...

    Local Press Report - 12/13/2017 - 08:02

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