Understanding Cape Town's Water Crisis

Civil Engineering June 2017

6 Pages Posted: 5 Jul 2017

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Mike Muller

University of the Witwatersrand - School of Governance

Date Written: june 2017

Abstract

The water crisis that has confronted Cape Town this summer should be of concern to all professional engineers in the field of water management. How was such a critical situation allowed to develop in one of South Africa’s largest cities? What can we learn from this process?

Keywords: water supply, water resource management, water planning, drought, climate, urban management, south africa

Suggested Citation

Muller, Arnold Michael, Understanding Cape Town's Water Crisis (june 2017). Civil Engineering June 2017. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2995937

Arnold Michael Muller (Contact Author)

University of the Witwatersrand - School of Governance ( email )

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South Africa

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