Crisis averted: What lessons have been learned from Cape Town's water shortage?
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In today's Perspective we shine the spotlight on the water crisis in South Africa. Late last year, things got so bad that the government even announced the prospect of "Day Zero", a day when the taps in the country's largest city would run dry. But a series of measures jolted residents of Cape Town into action. To talk more about this story we're joined by Christine Colvin, freshwater programmes manager at the World Wide Fund for Nature in South Africa.