As Cape Town drought bites, residents prepare for ‘Day Zero’

During the region’s worst drought in over a century, Cape Town’s water restrictions have been reduced to 50 litres per person per day, forcing residents to find alternative water resources in an attempt to lower their daily consumption.

Drought-stricken Cape Town drills for water as Day Zero looms

Drought-stricken Cape Town is drilling dozens of boreholes to keep essential services like hospitals functioning in the event of Day Zero, the day in May that the city is predicted to run out of water.