Cape Town’s water pipes could run dry by April

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Cape Town in South Africa is experiencing its worst drought in a century, according to Reuters, and their water supply is in trouble. City authorities are scrambling to drill boreholes or construct desalination plants, but Day Zero – when water taps could run dry – is now April 22.

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Tiny homes made of concrete pipes could be the next big thing in micro housing

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Lead pipes in Flint, Michigan are finally being replaced

People in Flint, Michigan still can’t turn on a tap to get clean drinking water, but hopefully that will change soon. The Senate just passed a bill providing $170 million to replace lead-contaminated pipes in the beleaguered city. But the victory could come at the cost of decreased environmental protections in the Bay-Delta estuary in California.

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