#Water crisis

  • Feature: These Photos Show How Cape Town's Water Crisis Could Happen Anywhere

    These Photos Show How Cape Town's Water Crisis Could Happen Anywhere

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Nov. 26, 2018

    Cape Town nearly became the first major city to run out of water. Read more

  • Article: Heavy Rains Save Cape Town From Running Out of Water — For Now

    Heavy Rains Save Cape Town From Running Out of Water — For Now

    By Joe McCarthy|June 13, 2018

    City officials are urging residents to keep conserving water. Read more

  • Article: The One Line From Michelle Wolf's Roast That People Should Actually Be Talking About

    The One Line From Michelle Wolf's Roast That People Should Actually Be Talking About

    By Joe McCarthy|April 30, 2018

    The controversial set ended on a defiant note of activism. Read more

  • Article: The World’s First 'Water Police' Are Handing Out Fines in This City

    The World’s First 'Water Police' Are Handing Out Fines in This City

    By Joe McCarthy|April 3, 2018

    They rely on tips from people who see others misusing water. Read more

  • Article: Extreme Water Rationing Helps Cape Town Push Back Water Apocalypse

    Extreme Water Rationing Helps Cape Town Push Back Water Apocalypse

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 21, 2018

    The city is even now suggesting that Day Zero could be averted. Read more

  • Article: The Planet Will Face Major Water Shortages by 2050, UN Chief Warns

    The Planet Will Face Major Water Shortages by 2050, UN Chief Warns

    By Joe McCarthy|June 8, 2017

    “Water, peace and security are inextricably linked.” Read more