Log into World Book Student through Firefly- Select World Book Student and type in your search South Africa.
Here you will find useful information about the capital city, population, major landforms, rivers in the country, water usage, climate statistics etc.
In the late 20th century South Africa began a tremendous transformation. From about 1950 until 1994 the country’s large and diverse nonwhite population was legally dominated by the white minority in nearly every sphere of life
Water 4 Cape Town is a new portal designed to roll out the latest information on the Level 6B water restrictions, community activations and initiatives, top hints on water savings using grey/non-potable water for non essential uses and a list of products & suppliers in the water saving and filtration/storage business.
Cape Town, South Africa's water crisis has hit everyone in the city, as restrictions make daily life a challenge.
The embattled South African President Jacob Zuma could be out of power within days, but residents in Cape Town are facing uncertainty of another kind: their water supply is fast running out. After three years of relentless drought, a rapidly expanding population and accusations of poor planning by authorities, day zero, when the taps are simply turned off, could be as soon as May.
Cape Town, South Africa, is home to 4 million people who get their water from six major reservoirs. Those reservoirs are drying up quickly and pushing Cape Town closer to Day Zero. Why exactly is Cape Town running out of water?
This should serve as a wake-up call to local and national governments around the world. Cape Town isn’t the first city to suffer severe water shortages - more than 800 cities across Brazil entered a state of emergency just last year after millions were forced to ration water, for many of the same reasons that led Cape Town to this point.
This program looks at the world's dwindling fresh water supply. We examine how much fresh water there is on Earth, how much is locked in polar ice caps, and how much is available.