Cape Town Water Woes

Water is life, and most people, while they may not wish to conserve water in the way that they should, they definitely know that they can’t live without water. Yet, in Cape Town South Africa, due to three years of below average rainfall and drought conditions, officials have stated that water levels are very low with the possibility of the water supply running dry in as much as ninety (90) days.

One can read the full details of the article published by Guy Birchall here.

However, I hope that such an occurrence serves as a warning to other persons that we all need to play our part in conserving water, especially when climate change creates unfavorable conditions that one is not accustomed too.

Image showing Low Reservoir Levels

Cape Town may become first city to run out off water

With news of the Cape Town water crisis spreading reports have confirmed that a woman named Talita van Der Heever has been able to come to Cape Town residents’ aid through the social media tool Whatsapp which one can read about by following this link: Social media steps in to aid Cape Town water crisis.

Talita van Der Heever

Talita Van Der Heever (L) uses Whatsapp to help Cape Town due to impeding water crisis in April (sourced via MSN.com: Social media steps in to ease Cape Town water crisis)

 

 

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About WRlibrarian

Currently employed with the Water and Sewerage Authority at the Water Resources Agency, I have taken the opportunity to create an innovative and exciting blog to make staff aware of library related activities, as well as, relevant information that can have an impact on the Agency's operation.
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