As South Africa grapples with its worst drought in history, some are profiting from the crisis. Business has never been so good for drilling companies and water tank manufacturers.
On this week's eco@africa, a 'Ghetto Wardrobe' made from recycled rubber and plastic, a sanctuary for lost birds in South Africa and Cameroon's first eco-friendly car wash.
Cape Town might have dodged Day Zero, but a new hyper-consciousness of water use looks set to be the new normal — and not just for the drought-hit African city.
The South African city of Cape Town could soon dry up after dismal rainfall left city dams almost empty. Residents and visitors are being asked to restrict usage of water even further.
Cape Town is running out of water — but using the precious resource more wisely isn't the only thing that could help. Invasive species can suck water away. So the hunt is on.
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