The Water and Sanitation Department says the current rainfall has had no impact on the dam levels and some continue to decline.
The Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs says that while they’re pleased with the overall average dam level in the province, the Gouritz River catchment area is a point of concern.
The Western Cape dam levels have stabilised 66.2 percent, slight decrease from last week, but more than three percent higher than the same time last year.
The Water and Sanitation Department has warned communities affected by drought about the continued decrease of dam levels and possible reduction in water supply.
Dam levels in Cape Town have dropped by about 1% in the last week due to a heat wave, and are currently at just under 75% of storage capacity.
The City of Cape Town says dam levels have increased by zero-point-five per cent to an overall level of 21-point-four per cent due to some rain.
The Western Cape’s largest dam, Theewaterskloof near Villliersdorp, has begun to overflow for the first time in almost a decade.
The Western Cape Water and Sanitation Department say dam storage systems are replenishing across the province. This is due to the recent good rains and snow in the province.
Floods and landslides in Kenya have killed nearly 200 people, displaced 100 000 and strained critical infrastructure, with unprecedentedly high water levels at two dams forcing the evacuation of villagers at risk, officials said on Wednesday.
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