Where does Cape Town’s water come from?

Do you ever wonder where the water comes from when you open the tap in your home? The City of Cape Town’s Department of Water and Sanitation has a very informative website with lots of awesome and up-to-date information.

It explains where Cape Town’s water comes from¬†and has a map that shows which dams supply which areas:


 

There’s also a a fantastic interactive map of the city’s entire water cycle that allows you to explore every aspect from catchment areas and dams to fresh water and wastewater treatment facilities and more:

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