‘Day Zero’: This city is counting down the days until its water taps run dry

It’s the bumpy road – which runs between tightly packed shanty dwellings and beige public-funded houses – that makes balancing containers filled with 70 liters of water on his return a pain. “Home feels far when you are pushing 70 kilograms of water into a wheelbarrow,” said the 49-year-old resident from the impoverished South African … Read more