Western Cape Water Crisis


Videos from the JAMMS Meeting on the water crisis (held on 2 February) have been made available for our members to view. Wesgro has cut the videos so that you’re able to view the sessions most relevant to your business. [cbc_playlist videos="43173,43176,43179,43182,43185,43188"] Wesgro has... Read more

Guardian Day Zero

In 10 weeks engineers will turn off water for a million homes as this South African city reacts to one-in-384-year drought. The rich are digging boreholes, more are panic-buying bottled water, and the army is on standby Cape Town faces Day Zero: What... Read more

Cape Town

Wesgro has released two documents to assist the tourism trade in answering questions regarding the Cape Town water crisis. Click  Read more

Helen Zille

Helen Zille shares her thoughts and advice on the Western Cape water crisis in an opinion piece for Daily Maverick entitled, From the Inside: The Countdown to Day Zero. Click  Read more


The spectre of the water crisis facing Cape Town has started to impact inbound tourism with growing reports of cancellations. SATSA is responding on its members' behalf in two ways. The first is to elicit a targeted and informed... Read more


SATSA Treasurer, Martin Jansen van Vuuren, outlines the context of the Cape Town water crisis, and how it is unlikely to negatively affect the tourism sector. The Western Cape – and the City of Cape Town in particular... Read more