4 Feb 2018

Millions face water shortages in Cape Town

What would happen if the water simply ran out? That’s the nightmarish reality facing four million people in Capetown, which may soon be forced to turn off its taps.

Draconian restrictions have already been introduced after a combination of drought and population growth brought reservoir levels dangerously low. Now, officials are warning that supplies could simply dry up by mid April.

And Cape Town isn’t the only city in this predicament.