Cape Town is running out of Water

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    Cape Town, South Africa, will likely run out of water by April - CNN

    They have to get their AGW mention in, but the real issues are apparent. They have had a drought like this before a century ago, but there are now 4 million people in the area compared to probably less than 1 million before.

    That, and it seems the people aren't getting it.

     
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    Haven't I got enough things to worry about without including Cape Town South Africa?
    Is there a point here?
     
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    It may be a warning for other cities that have seen large increases in population without subsequent increases in infrastructure.

    We may see something like this in the US West if we get a bad drought.

    Plus I am an Environmental Engineer and this is interesting to me.
     
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    Right? Its Africa. Who cares
     
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    It's God's way of sayin' there's too many Africans in that area.
     
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    ------------------------------------ yes of course , its good informative info and something to watch for . I just hope that the 'zombie' africans don't head to Oriana .
     
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    Did you all know that our water in America is getting sucked up, sent over to China . Some of the water is bottled and sent back to America where we spend over a dollar a bottle..

    Nestley is the most corrupt..and are getting away with it.

    A Great Lakes Water War: Nestlé, the Great Lakes Compact, and the Future of Freshwater | Freshwater Future
     
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    -------------------------------------------------- agree , no E. Engineer here but interesting info anyway . 4 million people in a halfway developed Capetown thats running out of water is Survival of the most murderous .
     
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    ORIANIANS better have ammo , huge amounts of ammo .
     
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    if you click on some of the links at the bottom the government is trying to inform people, but they don't seem to be listening.
     
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