Tag Archives: Dam Levels

Western Cape dams almost filled to the brim thanks to good rainfall

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintStaff Reporter, Cape Argus, 12 July 2021 With a cold front making landfall this morning in the south-western parts of the Western Cape, the provincial government says dam levels across the province are more than 20% higher than they were … Continue reading

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Recent heavy rains have raised Western Cape dam levels by 13%

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintMwangi Githahu, Cape Argus, 7 July 2021 The heavy rainfall in the past week has seen the average level of dams in the province rise by 13% from 55% to nearly 68%, according to Local Government and Environmental Affairs MEC … Continue reading

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Significant increase in Western Cape dam levels after good rains

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintMwangi Githahu, Cape Argus, 28 May 2021 Several dams across the province are already showing significant increases in dam levels thanks to good rainfall early in the season, according to Local Government and Environmental Affairs MEC Anton Bredell. Read More

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Cape Town dam levels increase by 1.2%

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintCorbin August, SABC News, 18 May 2021 Dam levels in the City of Cape Town have increased by 1.2% over the last week and currently stand at 69.8%. Read More

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South Africans need to be water savvy, despite rain- Dept of Water & Sanitation

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintEyewitness News, 18 December 2020 The Water and Sanitation Department on Friday said despite the increasing dam levels across seven provinces in the country, residents must use water sparingly. Read More

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Cape Town metro enjoys good dam levels while some Western Cape areas still face drought

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintMwangi Githathu, Cape Argus, 18 November 2020 Despite good rains, and good dam levels for the Cape Town metro, some areas of the Western Cape remain severely affected by drought conditions, says an official at the provincial Department of Agriculture. … Continue reading

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