NOT the worst drought in 100 years.

“If the long-term rainfall records we examined are representative of general trends in our catchments, statements like “worst drought in history” or “worst drought in a century” appear to be unsubstantiated. The 1920s-30s drought (to name one) was dryer and lasted longer than the current drought (to date).”

WATER DEMAND MANAGEMENT IS THE PROBLEM:
“If Cape Town has experienced previous droughts of similar magnitude, the reasons why this particular drought is having such a dire impact seem to be first and foremost related to water demand, not rainfall.”

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