Collective dam levels in the Cape Town Metro now stand at 52.4% full.

The city gets its water from six major dams – the Berg River, the upper and lower Steenbras dams, Theewaterskloof, Voelvlei and Wemmershoek.

The water level of the Western Cape’s biggest dam, Theewaterskloof, looks promising at 38.5%.

This is a major improvement from the 19.4% it was last year at the same time.

The Steenbras Upper dam is nearly overflowing and currently stands at 99.1% full.

The City of Cape Town has indicated that it believes that the current water restrictions in the city can be relaxed however the final call will be made by national government.

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