It will the first Western City to run out of water
What happens when a city runs out of municipal water? Models are clear on the severity: the tanking of the economy, the destruction of sewerage infrastructure, outbreaks of violence, the spreading of disease. As Day Zero threatens to approach the City of Cape Town, public consumption isn’t the only problem. Administrators both local and national are staring down a humanitarian crisis.
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