Cape Town water crisis




At UCT our researchers have been analysing the causes of the current drought, monitoring water usage on campus and in the city, and looking for ways to save water while there is still time. As part of UCT’s water-saving campaign, all members of the campus community are encouraged to reduce their water use by half, which will help Cape Town to meet its water-use goals and ensure a water-sustainable university in the future.

Peninsula Paddle: 10 years on The upcoming Peninsula Paddle, in partnership with UCT’s Future Water Institute, will continue to challenge the City of Cape Town about the state of the city’s waterways. 12 Aug 2019
Managing the Berg River Dam overflow Dr Kevin Winter, from UCT’s Future Water Institute, argues that the health of the Berg River Dam and river system requires a comprehensive monitoring plan. 30 Jul 2019
Lessons from a record-breaking drought Multiple perspectives are key to building resilience according to Gina Ziervogel’s latest research into Cape Town’s water crisis. 24 Jul 2019
Cape Town’s Water Strategy: what to watch Dr Kevin Winter, from UCT’s Future Water Institute, draws attention to the new Cape Town Water Strategy and how its progress can be monitored. 22 Jul 2019


 
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