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A child drinks water from a dispenser in Dano, Burkina Faso.

These machines pull clean drinking water out of thin air, and they might be a solution to the global water crisis

An Israeli company called Watergen has developed a machine that pulls clean water out of thin air.
Guli's #RunningDry challenge took her around the world in 100 days.

A 48-year-old CEO set out to run 100 marathons in 100 days. Photos show her heart-wrenching journey around the world.

Thirst CEO Mina Guli is running the marathons to raise awareness about the global water crisis.
Running out of water can be costly.

Cape Town is running out of water — I visited and saw what the financial problems of ‘Day Zero’ look like on the ground

Cape Town, South Africa, is experiencing a massive drought, preparing for "Day Zero," when the city's water supply is depleted. I visited and saw how the drought is having significant societal consequences, including a weakened economy and rising inequality.
An iceberg floating near Antarctica earlier this year.

An outrageous plan to drag icebergs 2,500 miles from Antarctica to Cape Town has been floated as a solution to its unprecedented drought

Cape Town is currently going through one of the worst droughts in its history. Marine salvage experts say a single iceberg, dragged some 2,500 miles from the coast of Antarctica to South Africa, could provide millions of litres of water.
The Theewaterskloof Dam, which supplies most of Cape Town's potable water, on February 20, 2018.

People in Cape Town have massively delayed the day they run out of water by using dirty shower water to flush their toilets

The South African city has been enduring years of persistent drought, and previously said it would have to turn off most of its taps at some point this year.
A pool in Cape Town had been drained and left to collect rainwater.

We went to the major South African city that’s approaching ‘Day Zero’ of an unprecedented water crisis — here’s wha...

Cape Town could be the first major city to run out of water — but it's unlikely to be the last.
The logo of Cape Town's "2-minute Shower Songs" album.

Cape Town is fighting its ‘Day Zero’ water crisis with an album of 2-minute songs to help people take quicker showers

Famous artists recorded sped-up versions of their hits for people to time their showers with.
Cape Town in South Africa.

The world’s first major city at risk of running out of water has pushed back its ‘Day Zero’ for the third time — in an apparen...

The city, one of South Africa's largest, is on a strict water rationing regime — that appears to be working.
Cape Town in South Africa.

The world’s first major city at risk of running out of water has pushed back its ‘Day Zero’

The date is now June 4, 2018, opposition party leader Mmusi Maimane said.

A major South African city is about to run out of water, and officials say it will be the worst disaster since 9/11

Cape Town, South Africa, is on track to run out of water in less than three months. The government is worried that anarchy could erupt on "Day Zero."