PE dams just over a third full

2011-01-17 13:33
Port Elizabeth - Dams supplying water to the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality in the Eastern Cape are on average just over a third full, the municipality said on Monday.

The Kouga Dam, which supplies irrigation water to the Kouga and Gamtoos valleys, as well as drinking water to Port Elizabeth, was at 37.8% of capacity, after 0.4mm of rain fell over the past three days.

The Churchill Dam, near Kareedouw, was at 36% after 6.2 mm of rain and the Impofu Dam, near Humansdorp, was at 26.1% after 1mm of rain.

The Loerie Dam, near Hankey, was at 51.9% after 8 mm of rain; and the Groendal Dam, near Uitenhage, was at 65.4% after 1 mm of rain.

The total volume of water currently available was 96 752 megalitres, it said.

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