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South Africa rations water to save dwindling supplies
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South Africa rations water to save dwindling supplies

South Africa has imposed emergency measures, including rationing, to save dwindling water supplies after an abnormally hot, dry summer coupled with below average rainfall and a spike in usage pushes the country towards a crippling shortage.

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

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

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.
Dams that supply South Africa's Cape Town fall further as water crisis looms
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Dams that supply South Africa's Cape Town fall further as water crisis looms

Water levels at dams that supply South Africa's Cape Town fell further this week, data showed on Wednesday, the latest sign of a deepening crisis that could soon see people forced to queue for water rations.
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