According to Gift of the Givers some parts Western Cape have already reached “Day Zero”. The NGO has been sending water to some parts of the Western Cape since the Day Zero because worse.
“The Western Cape drought is serious. Many don’t understand that as yet. Breede Valley‚ Drakenstein and neighbouring areas have reached Day Zero. There is NO drinking water‚” said Imtiaz Sooliman‚ founder of Gift of the Givers.
“At many schools the taps have run dry already. There is no water for toilets or for flushing. Requests for assistance are pouring in from multiple institutions throughout the Western Cape region and we are delivering as fast as we can‚” Sooliman said in a statement on Monday.
The NGO said it planned to fill a further 42 shipping containers with bottled water from the Durban harbour and ship these to Cape Town on Tuesday.