CPT Day Zero 5.2.2018 03:33 pm

Day Zero for Cape Town moved back to May

The City will maintain level 6B water restrictions.

The day Cape Town's taps run dry, popularly known as Day Zero, has moved back to May this year largely as a result of declining agricultural usage, the City of Cape Town said on Monday.

Day Zero for Cape Town moved back to May
Day Zero for Cape Town moved back to May

Day Zero for Cape Town moved back to May

The City will maintain level 6B water restrictions.

Beaufort West municipality to be handed freshwater resource – Zwane
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Beaufort West municipality to be handed freshwater resource – Zwane

The City of Cape Town is currently facing its worst drought in history.
What southern Africa can learn from other countries about adapting to drought
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What southern Africa can learn from other countries about adapting to drought

Rainfall in SA is naturally highly variable with total amount of precipitation very different between years and across the country.
Think-tank can solve water woes
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Think-tank can solve water woes

Let’s put our heads together and find a safe, workable option to help solve the water crisis in the Western Cape.
Keep your water, Jozi, says government
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Keep your water, Jozi, says government

The manual bottling of municipal water may pose a danger to the health of the people the water is destined for.
5 must-know water-saving tech products
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5 must-know water-saving tech products

Water is a precious resource worth saving.There are some tech products specifically designed to assist in saving water.
Cape Town water crisis: crossing state and party lines isn’t the answer
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Cape Town water crisis: crossing state and party lines isn’t the answer

Maimane has oversight powers that allow him to investigate how the city or province handle the water crisis.
PHOTOS: Desalination plant (Monwabisi & Strandfontein Pavillion) to help avoid Day Zero
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PHOTOS: Desalination plant (Monwabisi & Strandfontein Pavillion) to help avoid Day Zero

The Monwabisi Desalination plant is part of the city’s dedicated efforts to help see Cape Town through a drought and avoid Day Zero.
Cape Town water crisis sees ‘unscrupulous traders’ increase price of bottled water
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Cape Town water crisis sees ‘unscrupulous traders’ increase price of bottled water

The committee will write to the minister of trade and industry to ask for an intervention to freeze the price of bottled water.
Woza #DayZero for JZ’s crew
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Woza #DayZero for JZ’s crew

Mokonyane demonstrated her financial illiteracy when she said: ‘The rand can fall, we’ll just pick it up’.
50 litres per day will help us to avoid Day Zero – City of CPT Executive Deputy Mayor
CPT Day Zero

50 litres per day will help us to avoid Day Zero – City of CPT Executive Deputy Mayor

On Tuesday, Day Zero was moved to April 16, 2018 from April 12, 2018.
Day Zero in Cape Town pushed back to April 16
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Day Zero in Cape Town pushed back to April 16

Water saving efforts of many Cape Town residents have helped push back Day Zero to 16 April 2018.
SA at risk of economic downgrade as Day Zero fast approaches
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SA at risk of economic downgrade as Day Zero fast approaches

Because the economy will suffer, we run the risk of a downgrade from the ratings agencies.
2018 Cape Town Cycle Tour will go ahead despite water crisis
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2018 Cape Town Cycle Tour will go ahead despite water crisis

At a press conference, tour organisers stressed that the iconic sporting event will go ahead on 11 March.
Day Zero close but politicians fiddle
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Day Zero close but politicians fiddle

If we accept that as the truth, let’s put politics aside and work together to ensure the worst effects of Day Zero are reduced.
City of Cape Town to activate disaster operations centre for ‘Day Zero’
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City of Cape Town to activate disaster operations centre for ‘Day Zero’

On Monday, the city would activate the disaster operations centre (DOC) to execute the city’s water disaster plan, which would take effect in the event of ‘Day Zero’.
‘Day Zero’ in Cape Town a ‘DA invention’, says Western Cape ANC
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‘Day Zero’ in Cape Town a ‘DA invention’, says Western Cape ANC

The Western Cape ANC says Day Zero translates to nothing more than an unnecessary tool of rattling residents on a pseudo-Judgment Day rhetoric.
DA blames ANC govt for Cape Town water crisis
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DA blames ANC govt for Cape Town water crisis

It’s the constitutional mandate of national govt to deliver water to all city councils, says Maimane.
International media begin reporting Cape Town taps to run dry by April 21
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International media begin reporting Cape Town taps to run dry by April 21

The consequences will be dire not only for the Cape but the country so the failure by the powers that be to implement emergency solutions equal to the immensity of the crisis defies logic.
Cape Town to roll out pressure management technology to combat water scarcity
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Cape Town to roll out pressure management technology to combat water scarcity

Work on this programme by the City’s Department of Water and Sanitation will begin on Friday, from 8pm to 4am on Saturday.
Cape Town counts down to zero
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Cape Town counts down to zero

Mother fears hygiene issues arising from ration of 87l per day will make kids ill.
Swop your baggage allowance for water on your way to Cape Town
CPT Day Zero

Swop your baggage allowance for water on your way to Cape Town

See how quickly South Africans can get 5 tonnes of water to Cape Town on Friday.
Water-saving shower-heads to be distributed in drought-stricken Cape Town
CPT Day Zero

Water-saving shower-heads to be distributed in drought-stricken Cape Town

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille said last week said that the City will reach the so-called reach Day Zero.

 

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