After three years of drought, as Cape Town inches ever closer to ‘Day Zero’ – the day municipal water taps are turned off because the reservoir is dry – we in the US might think we won’t face a similar predicament. The truth is we have our own water-stressed cities and LA tops that list.
LA experiences droughts that test the limits of water resources. The city also doesn’t have adequate water resources at its disposal, which means they import 80 percent of their water. Through diverse sources and aggressive water management, the city might never have to face its own ‘Day Zero.’ [Curbed LA]