Alert – U. S. Consulate General Cape Town, South Africa (February 9, 2018) – Cape Town Water Crisis

Alert – U. S. Consulate General Cape Town, South Africa (February 9, 2018) – Cape Town Water Crisis

Location: Cape Town Municipal Region, Western Cape, South Africa

Event: Western Cape Province is experiencing a serious drought with reported shortages in the municipal water supply in Cape Town. As of February 1, the City of Cape Town has restricted household water use to 50 liters per person per day. “Day Zero,” the day when municipal water will no longer be piped to most households and businesses, is subject to change based on a number of factors.

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