What’s the Fuss? Our Family Has Been Living On 350 Litres of Water a Day for Three Years

[Daily Maverick] As the water crisis in Cape Town reaches Day Zero, panic has set in. Often you hear worries of how “will we cope with using less water?” or “it is the government’s fault” and also the uninformed accusation: “The people in the townships…

[Daily Maverick] As the water crisis in Cape Town reaches Day Zero, panic has set in. Often you hear worries of how "will we cope with using less water?" or "it is the government's fault" and also the uninformed accusation: "The people in the townships, look at them - it's their fault, because they don't pay for their water." Well, while there are different opinions on this debate, my question is: if my household of nine can survive on less than 350 litres of water a day, why can't others?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa