MEET THE ENTREPRENEURS REIMAGINING A WATER-RESILIENT FUTURE
Urban communities are at the frontlines of the global water crisis. While Chennai grapples with a worsening water shortage, Day Zero has become a reality for a majority of the city’s 10 million residents. Cape Town averted the unthinkable in 2018, but conservation measures remain in place and long-term resilience uncertain. As recent as 2014, São Paulo, Latin America’s largest city, almost ran out of water. The pressures faced by cities will continue to build. By 2050, the UN estimates that an additional 2.5 billion people will be living in urban areas.