Assorted links, Cape Town edition

The water shortage is now officially a disaster.

Could “good water savings” by Cape Town residents result in them paying more for water?

The tough sell when you may have no choice: consuming treated wastewater.

Seven myths about the Cape Town water crisis.  These myths include: the City of Cape Town officials saw the drought coming and did nothing; the city did not enforce restrictions on water waste; lots of water is being lost to leaky pipes; and desalination is the answer.

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Mark Kanazawa

I am Wadsworth A. Williams Professor of Economics at Carleton College, Northfield, MN