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Capetonians can ditch queues and get water delivered straight to their doorstep

A local delivery service is expanding its services to help Cape Town residents during the current water crisis.

Picup South Africa says it will deliver water to homes and businesses through an on-demand, same-day courier service.

After seeing long queues at the Newlands spring, Co-Founder and CEO Antonio Bruni and his colleagues brainstormed how the company could help during the water shortage.

One of the biggest things we've seen is all the queues outside the supermarkets and at Newlands spring. It's constantly jam-packed with cars and all the people at all hours filling up with water.

Antonio Bruni, CEO, Picup South Africa

We went about sourcing water and matching it with an on-demand delivery service.

Antonio Bruni, CEO, Picup South Africa

Picup is offering a same-day water delivery service to Capetonians within the 30 km radius of the city centre.

Bruni says they source the water from La Vie in Franschoek and deliver in 5 litre bottles.

To find out how to order water from Picup, listen below:


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