Day Zero

Water. You turn on the tap and there it is. But what if it runs out? In this episode of the Water Series, we’ll learn about a water crisis event in Cape Town, South Africa. The city of four million people was projected to run out of water on April 12, 2018 – ‘Day Zero’. However, a collective response from the residents of Cape Town helped avert this crisis.

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