Tag Archives: Dam Levels

Ongoing drought leaves EC dams at 15% capacity

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSaya Pierce-Jones, Eyewitness News, 12 March 2022 The ongoing drought has left dams in the Eastern Cape’s city of Gqeberha just 15% full. Read More

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Rains replenish major dams: good news for water security

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintTimes Live, 20 January 2022 South Africans can take heart that the recent rains have filled up major dams, the silver lining to gloom over the ongoing overcast weather inland and flooding along river banks on the Vaal. Read More

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Department of Water and Sanitation releases more water from the Vaal Dam following heavy rainfall

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSentleeng Lehihi, SABC News, 18 January 2022 The Department of Water and Sanitation has released more water from the Vaal Dam in an effort to reduce the water levels following heavy rainfall in the dams catchment area. Read More

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Dams across country and in KZN brimful with water levels stable following recent rains

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintZainul Dawood, Daily News, 23 December 2021 The recent rains that soaked most parts of South Africa have made a significant impact on water levels in some parts of the country, particularly the national average. Read More

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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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