On ‘Day Zero,’ Cape Town will run out of water. It’s not the only city at risk.
Officials in Cape Town, South Africa, recently announced that the city will run out of water, perhaps as soon as April. On “Day Zero,” Cape Town will turn off the taps, leaving some 4 million people without basic access to water. Residents are bracing for the worst, with many fearing a breakdown in public order amid rising social tensions.
Cape Town, South Africa
Issue: Sustainable Development Goals Typology: Policies