Eastern Cape dam levels a serious concern

2018-04-05 06:03

DAM levels in most parts of the country have shown a considerable increase recently, with the exception of the Eastern Cape.

According to the Spokesperson for the Department of Water and Sanitation, Sputnik Ratau, the water levels report published by the department last week, the Eastern Cape recorded a meagre 0.1% increase, moving from 66.6% the previous week to 66.7% last week.

The Algoa Water System, which is serving the major dams in the Nelson Mandela Metro, is dropping week on week. The system decreased from 25.1% the previous week to 24.7% last week,” said Ratau.

Impofu Dam is at 38.5% capacity, Kouga Dam is at 10.9% and Loerie is the only dam with 100.3% last week.


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