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Day Zero threatens Uruguay's capital

In Uruguay, a mounting crisis is unfolding as ‘Day Zero’ – when the public water supply is depleted – draws closer in Montevideo.

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‘Day Zero’ water crisis in Gqeberha on South Africa’s eastern cape

Taps could run dry by the end of the month in the city of Gqeberha, where drought and crumbling infrastructure are already leading to water shortages.
U.S. Southwest, already parched, sees 'virtual water' drain abroad
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U.S. Southwest, already parched, sees 'virtual water' drain abroad

As the Colorado River Basin enters yet another year of drought, global companies are worsening the water crisis.
South Africa imposes emergency water restrictions to prevent another "Day Zero"
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South Africa imposes emergency water restrictions to prevent another "Day Zero"

Less than two years after Cape Town's “Day Zero" water crisis, warm, dry weather has prompted South African water suppliers once again to impose emergency conservation measures.

A quarter of humanity faces looming water crises
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A quarter of humanity faces looming water crises

Around the world, 17 countries are currently facing extremely high water stress. Climate change is making the problem worse.
2018: The year of Day Zero and the mega-drought
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2018: The year of Day Zero and the mega-drought

Cape Town's experience stands out as a warning of what's to come for large, developed population centers as climate change puts increasing pressure on the world's water in unprecedented and unexpected ways.

Droughts, heatwaves and floods: How to tell when climate change is to blame
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Droughts, heatwaves and floods: How to tell when climate change is to blame

Weather forecasters will soon provide instant assessments of global warming’s influence on extreme events.
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