The water crisis in Cape Town, South Africa is worsening and fears are growing taps will run dry as soon as April.

With 'Day Zero' looming, fish processing companies located in the Western Cape province are scrambling to find alternative solutions for freshwater to avoid closure of facilities and dismissal of staff.

In May 2017, Western Cape was declared a provincial state of disaster. Solutions have to be found quickly: According to media reports, dam levels in the Western Cape province fell from 25.3