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Did Cape Town Learn From 'Day Zero'?08:16
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Sindiswa Lingela stands in the backyard of her home in Cape Town with the swimming pool that she fills with collected rainwater. The drought encouraged her to get completely off the municipal grid. (Claire Harbage/NPR)
Sindiswa Lingela stands in the backyard of her home in Cape Town with the swimming pool that she fills with collected rainwater. The drought encouraged her to get completely off the municipal grid. (Claire Harbage/NPR)

Cape Town, South Africa, averted the "Day Zero" water crisis that made headlines earlier this year, but is the close call enough to change the city's water consumption habits?

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