Demand for ‘Waterless’ Washing Spikes in Drought-Stricken Cape Town

In Cape Town, South Africa, the countdown continues to Day Zero, presently scheduled for May 11, when city officials will turn off the water supply to most homes in the metropolis of four million people. When the day comes, residents will have to line up for severely rationed water, under the watch of security forces. The Cape region is suffering one of its worst-ever droughts, with reservoirs at record low levels. The crisis means people are adopting new measures to save water. Elsa Finca opens a sachet to reveal what...

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Published By: VOA Africa - Friday, 9 February

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