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Cape Town’s “Day Zero” Approaches

Local authorities estimate that taps will be turned off by April 29, 2018. December 27, 2017 By Kayla Ritter, Circle of Blue In 123 days, South Africa’s second largest city could run out of drinking water. Cape Town, a city of 4 million, continues to grapple with severe water scarcity following three consecutive years of […] Read More

California Hones Drinking Water Affordability Plan

June 8, 2017 State considers four options as it designs nation’s first statewide affordability program. By Brett Walton, Circle of Blue – Nearly five years ago, the California Legislature declared that the state’s residents have a right to “safe, clean, affordable, and accessible water.” Passage of the landmark law provoked a practical question that has […] Read More