How Cape Town plans to solve water crisis? By towing an iceberg from Antartica


Capetown's Day Zero has been temporarily postponed without a date and by 2019 , the town is expected to run out of water.
Nick Sloane, a marine salvage expert says towing an iceberg from Antarctica could solve the problem. The ideal iceberg would need to be one kilometer in length, 500 meters across and 250 meters deep with a flat surface. If successfully towed, melted water from the iceberg can potentially provide 150 million liters of freshwater every day for a year.
While it won’t solve all of Cape Town’s water problems, it could make a huge dent and supply up to 30% of the city’s annual needs, Sloane estimates.

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