A zero sum game

On so-called Day Zero, the drought-stricken city of Cape Town will turn off its water taps, forcing its four million inhabitants to queue for water, distributed in strict, tiny rations

Cape Town is experiencing severe drought, with its main dam at Theewaterskloof only at 10 per cent capacity, leading to fears that it may soon become the first ever developed city in the modern world to run out of water Pic: Getty