Cape Town 4-5
Fears of another ‘Day Zero’ loom over Cape Town, meaning the city plans to spend R5.8 billion over the next decade to support businesses and consumers when reservoirs are expected to run low. Dozens of businesses already see Propelair as part of the solution and are reaping the benefits with significantly lower consumption.
Water restrictions are being implemented with the current dam levels sitting at only 50%. Propelair has been recognised by the City of Johannesburg council as being central to their strategy to improve water conservation within the Johannesburg area.
Due to an increase in population and water supply restrictions at irregular intervals, public protests and water tanker hijacks are on the rise. Many socially responsible businesses rely on Propelair to aid sustainable strategies.
The water risk takes into consideration factors such as water stress, water depletion, interannual variability, seasonal variability, groundwater table decline, riverine flood risk, coastal flood risk and drought risk. Higher values indicate higher water quantity risk.
Source – Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas