Satellite images show Cape Town's dwindling reservoir as the city slowly runs out of water

Updated 1816 GMT (0216 HKT) January 31, 2018

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(CNN)New satellite images show just how far Cape Town's biggest water reservoir has shrunk as the city nears the day when it completely runs out of water.

Drought, population growth and climate change are helping fuel Cape Town's water crisis. Officials believe taps will run dry on April 12, cutting off water access to the city's 4 million residents.