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Are we the next Cape Town?

From: Pat Marriott <"Pat>
Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2018 09:00:01 -0800

Council Members:

I suggest that water usage be a part of every new building application. I've
heard that some of the big new developments don't have individual water
meters, so the total water cost is divided among all units. That doesn't
encourage tenants to save water.

Sincerely,

                Pat Marriott

https://www.sfchronicle.com/news/world/article/Cape-Town-s-water-crisis-high
lights-city-s-12548576.php

Residents fill containers with water at a source for natural spring water in
Cape Town, South Africa, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. South Africa's drought-hit
city of Cape Town introduced new water restrictions in an attempt to avoid
what it calls "Day Zero," the day in mid-April when it might have to turn
off most taps. Photo: Bram Janssen, AP / AP

"Day Zero" is approaching as South Africa's showcase city of Cape Town
prepares to turn off most water taps amid the worst drought in a century.



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Received on Wed Feb 07 2018 - 09:03:02 PST

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