Cape Town Drought - Local Disaster March 2017Add to Lightbox Download
This image is of the Steenberg Dam. The dam is one of the six that supply Cape Town with its water supply. On the 3rd March 2017 the City of Cape Town declared the drought a local disaster. The dam levels are currently at 31% with the last 10% effectively unusable this means Cape Town water levels are at 21%. This leaves the city with around 113 days of water left.
Photo by: Ron Gaunt / RealTime Images