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“Water shaming” will spread from Cape Town to US

“Water shaming” will spread from Cape Town to US

“Water shaming” is being credited for helping Cape Town, South Africa, make it through an extreme three-year drought. Faced with a rapidly approaching “Day Zero” that would force the city to shut off municipal water to its more than 3.7 million residents, officials in January launched an interactive Google map that allows people to see which households are staying within the water use limits–and which ones are not. Read More

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