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Huge icebergs could be towed from Antarctica to Cape Town to solve South African drought crisis

Anna Verdon, Mirror on April 30, 2018

Huge icebergs could be towed from Antarctica to Cape Town in a bid to solve South Africa's worst drought in a century.

Marine salvage experts are floating the plan to tug the icebergs to the region after its seen the worst water shortage in decades.

Salvage master Nick Sloane told Reuters news agency he was looking for government and private investors for a scheme to guide huge chunks of ice across the ocean, chop them into a slurry and melt them down into millions of litres of drinking water.

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