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Cape Town water crisis

 

The causes of Cape Town's water crisis are hotly contested. There is a drought, of course.

But there are also other reasons brought up in the public discourse, particularly on social media, such as population and water demand growth, unreported agricultural use, invasive species sucking out water in catchments, poor planning and mismanagement of the water supply system, and lack of foresight in development of new water sources, according to a GroundUp report.

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