Day Zero

In early 2018, Cape Town announced Day Zero, a date when its reservoirs would run so dry that it would cut off municipal water to its residents. While that date has been delayed, water scarcity is still a global issue, and conservation, desalination, and water reuse efforts are critical to staving off future Day Zeros.

arrow_drop_down
The U.S. Department of Energy awarded $21 million to fund advancements in solar-thermal desalination technologies.
Solar panels tucked under a blue sky with scattered white clouds.
Jul 2 2018
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $21 million for new projects to advance solar-thermal desalination technologies. These 14 projects are…
Jun 27 2018
In this special episode of Talking Under Water: One Water, One Podcast, Water & Wastes Digest Managing Editor Bob Crossen, Water Quality Products…
Jun 4 2018
The water supply in Shimla, India, has been critically low for three years, but the city’s supply ran out entirely on May 20, 2018. The city is host…
Subscribe to Day Zero
expand_less