The drought has left the region severely water-stressed, with restrictions in place and concerns about how this will affect visitors coming into Cape Town. This is the result of three years of lower than average rainfall in the region, and with creative solutions on all levels, from the government to residents, Cape Town will remain a great place to visit. South African Tourism has reassured the world that Cape Town is open for business and all visitors are welcome as long as they are willing to work with us in conserving water. Water restrictions are in place and visitors and locals need to ensure they use less than 50 litres per day.
Infographic courtesy of the City of Cape Town
It’s not only Cape Town that is affected by issues surrounding water. It’s important to think about water use on a global scale, and preserve this precious resource as best we can. The water shortage in Cape Town is a valuable learning experience. We have to get used to a new normal, where water is used wit..