Fears of a dry future for Cape Town as water conference kicks off

A scarce supply of water may become Cape Town’s defining feature, and the city has already been touted as one of the first major cities in the world that could run out of water. This was the warning from City of Cape Town Deputy Mayor Ian Nielson, who spoke on Sunday at the WISA 2018 Conference, expected to attract 2 000 captains of industry. The four-day event, which has the theme of ‘Breaking barriers, connecting ideas’, seeks to shine a light; and propose solutions on water resource …