Day Zero

#DeLille to blame for #DayZero fearmongering - Neilson | Cape Argus

Cape Town - With the very real crisis of Day Zero - the day the taps in Cape Town would be turned off - the DA-run City of Cape Town managed to unite …

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Water Crisis Coalition, Saftu to march over day zero

The coalition says the so-called day zero has no truth and they want the City of Cape Town to do away with water management devices.

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A lying game? As Day Zero evaporates, Capetonians ask if water crisis is real

<i>EDINBURGH — With dams around Cape Town dropping to scarily low levels, it is evident the city has needed to do something to conserve water. But was</i> …

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‘Day Zero’ isn’t just Cape Town’s problem. It’s a global phenomenon.

In January, officials in the drought-stricken South African city began counting down the days until the point that millions of taps would run dry. …

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Day Zero could still come‚ Cape business warned

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The Comic Absurdity of Day Zero (Episode 5)

<i>See Episode one</i> here, <i>two</i>here<b>,</b> threehere and four here<p><i>N.D. Mazin (Andy Mason) is arguably South Africa’s longest serving underground cartoonist,</i> …

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Angry Cape residents to march against proposed tariffs rise | Cape Argus

Cape Town - The City’s proposal to increase water and sanitation tariffs by 26.9% has been met with an avalanche of outrage set to culminate in a …

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Cape Town ‘Day Zero’ pushed back to 2019 as dams fill up in South Africa

An El Nino-triggered drought two years ago hit agricultural production and economic growth throughout South Africa. Cape Town was particularly hard …


#EveryDropCounts: WCape Legislature to move if #DayZero hits

Cape Town - Should the feared Day Zero hit the city, the Western Cape legislature plans to move its operations to Worcester and send non-essential …

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Cape dam levels at 21.9 percent, despite two days of rain

Cape Town - Water levels in the dams supplying drought-stricken Cape Town have dropped to 21.9 percent, the city's deputy mayor said on Wednesday.Ian …

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Cape Town dam levels down to 21.9 percent

Water levels in the dams supplying drought-stricken Cape Town have dropped to 21.9 percent, the City’s deputy mayor said on Wednesday.<p>Ian Nielson …

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Cape Town 'Day Zero' pushed back to 2019 as dams fill up in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's drought-stricken Cape Town has pushed back its estimate for "Day Zero," when taps in the city run dry and people start queuing for water, to 2019 from August of this year, and data show dam levels rising elsewhere in the country.<p>An El Nino-triggered drought …

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Cape Town’s ‘Day Zero’ pushed back to 2019

The City of Cape Town has confirmed that 'Day Zero' will no longer occur in 2018.

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Cape Town residents warding off water crisis

Residents in Cape Town, South Africa, have slashed the amount of water they use in half - from 1.2 billion litres to 522 million litres per day - …


Journalist on water beat helped Cape Town avoid ‘Day Zero’ by The World - Listen to music

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'Day Zero' has been postponed, but Cape Town is still scrambling to deal with its water crisis

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#EveryDropCounts: Cape Town 'test drives' #DayZero water collection points

Cape Town - The City of Cape Town’s Disaster Risk Management Centre (DRMC) is conducting an exercise on Wednesday, 28 March 2018 to test the vehicle …

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Has Cape Town's #DayZero Been Averted or Postponed?

Capetonians have managed to reduce water usage to 522 million litres per day over the past week - 43 million litres less than the previous week's …

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It's 2050, and Melbourne has run dry

Cape Town in South Africa was earlier this year just weeks away from hitting Day Zero, when the city would officially be declared "dry". That crisis …

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Trevor Noah Signs Long-Term Viacom Deal For Film, TV & More

<i>The Daily Show</i> host Trevor Noah has signed a long-term deal with Viacom for his Day Zero Productions to create TV, movie, digital and shortform …


Trevor Noah Sets First Look TV, Film Deal with Viacom

Paramount Players to take on previously announced feature film adaptation of “Daily Show” host’s memoir<p>Trevor Noah is getting into bed with Viacom — …


Emergency fund essential to avoid a Day Zero with your finances

The City of Cape Town recently announced that Day Zero, the day the City was expected to turn off the taps, has been averted – for now. The decision, …

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The Comic Absurdity of Day Zero (Episode 4)

In an unexpected move the cartoonist N.D. MAZIN has been suspended from his own comic strip pending an enquiry. The comic is now being written and …

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Counting down to ‘Day Zero’: Like Cape Town, many Indian cities are fast running out of water

The gap between demand for water and its supply is estimated to touch 50% by 2030.<p>Cape Town is fast running out of water. After three years of scanty …


Cape Town Is Using More Water... Again

Cape Town collective water use has gone up again to an average of 565ML a day after the City quietly moved Day Zero to 2019.<p>"Unfortunately, usage has …


Cape Town, your water usage has gone up again

Image Credits:<p>While everyone’s happy as Larry about #DayZero no longer happening in 2018, some of us are a bit too happy, it seems.<p>The city’s …

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ANALYSIS: Why Day Zero was scrapped

Melanie Gosling<p>Cape Town - The decision to scrap Day Zero has left many people confused.<p>One day it was hovering on the horizon, the next it was …

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Is conserving water the new normal for Cape Town ?

With Day Zero looming, several businesses in Cape Town are finding ways to conserve water.

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The truth about Day Zero: A very CURIOUS tale of political spin

<i>EDINBURGH — Is Day Zero, when Cape Town runs out of water, fact or fiction? This is the big issue up for debate as Mother City officials and</i> …

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#CapeWaterGate: In the end, what was Day Zero all about?

Now that Day Zero has been pushed back to 2019, it is possible to take a step back, draw breath, and consider Cape Town’s water crisis anew. In …

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