UCT’s Future Water Institute wonders why the City of Cape Town is ignoring storm water as a water augmentation opportunity, even though it could be critical in bolstering the city’s scarce water supply and its resilience to climate change.
Beyond Day Zero, a new model of government is needed that can go beyond the blame-game, and start shift the paradigm from one of bulk services, to one of decentralised water collection, treatment, use and re-use.
Submit an idea through the Open Call for water awareness interventions at the giant artificial grass rug that will be in Church Square from 27 November 2017 to 16 May 2018.
Civil unrest and war has left this historic city and its residents facing serious humanitarian challenges. War is also threatening the architectural history that still stands strong in stone in the Ancient City of Damascus. Most of the violence has affected the outskirts of the city, however, important world history remains in danger as long as political instability continues.