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Red alert for Cape Town as level 3b restrictions kick in

Red alert for Cape Town as level 3b restrictions kick in

Reposted - IOL News Cape Town - Level 3b water restrictions, the City of Cape Town’s water red alert, have officially kicked in on Wednesday as dam levels continue to dip dangerously close to crisis point. Water is decreasing at an alarming rate with statistics...

Dam levels effectively at 29.2% – City of Cape Town

Dam levels effectively at 29.2% – City of Cape Town

It's like watching a car crash in slow motion - News24 Cape Town – The City of Cape Town said in a statement on Monday that the amount of water it has access to is less than the dam levels reported because of the difficulty in extracting the last 10% of water in dams....

Vaal dam is rising…but water crisis is ongoing

Vaal dam is rising…but water crisis is ongoing

Reposted - IOL News Johannesburg – The Vaal Dam has gone up for the 11th consecutive week, however, the Department of Water and Sanitation has made it clear that South Africa is still in a drought. “The Vaal Dam has reached 63.4 percent while the national level is...

Harsher water restrictions approved for Cape Town

Harsher water restrictions approved for Cape Town

It is done. Further restrictions come 1 Feb for Cape Town - News24 Cape Town - The City of Cape Town approved stricter water restrictions in a full council meeting on Thursday, effective from February 1. The move comes after "repeated failure" to reach the intended...

Tougher water restrictions a possibility in Cape Town

Tougher water restrictions a possibility in Cape Town

Reposted - EWN CAPE TOWN – Tougher water restrictions could be on the cards for Cape Town. The City of Cape Town is considering beefing up existing restrictions from next month as dam levels continue to plummet. The City's Xanthea Limberg says efforts to raise...

Water Flowing From Toilet to Tap May Be Hard to Swallow

Water Flowing From Toilet to Tap May Be Hard to Swallow

Reposted from The New York Times By JOHN SCHWARTZ MAY 8, 2015 FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. — Water spilled out of a spigot, sparklingly clear, into a plastic cup. Just 45 minutes earlier, it was effluent, piped over from Orange County’s wastewater treatment plant next...