Articles by Patricia de Lille






Mayor reads riot act to high users

On Sunday I accompanied the City of Cape Town’s Water and Sanitation Department as part of ongoing efforts to restrict households who, despite warnings and appeals to reduce water usage, are still using excessive amounts of…


Recent rain pushes back Day Zero

On Tuesday, Day Zero was arrested because of unusual summer rains. However, if this week’s consumption trend continues, it poses a great danger of bringing Day Zero forward. The unseasonal rain has saved Day Zero this…