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Decision-Making in a Water Crisis: Lessons From the Cape Town Drought for Urban Water Policy

"The Cape Town water crisis of 2017–2018, and the city’s narrow avoidance of the aptly named “Day Zero”—the day households would have to collect their daily water allocation at communal water points across the city—prompted much interest in the causes and effects of the water shortage, as well as the policies that ultimately helped to avert the failure of water supply to 4.2 million inhabitants. ..." – By Johanna Brühl, Leonard le Roux, Martine Visser and Gunnar Köhlin

Where is Equity in Integrated Approaches for Water Resources Management?

"The challenges of integrated approaches and equity in water resources management have been well researched. However, a clear division exists between scholars working on equity and those working on integration, and there is remarkably little systematic analysis available that addresses their interlinkages. ..." – By Jeremy Allouche

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