Dams supplying the Mother City with water, have risen to 88% capacity.
This is a 4% increase, from the 84% percent recorded last week. In the same time last year, dam levels stood at 81,7%.
Mayoral committee Member for the Directorate: Water and Waste, Xanthea Limberg, says the recent rainfall and the sustained reduction in water-usage by Capetonians, contributed to these favourable dam-levels.
Total capacity of dams supplying the Cape Metro increased to 88% for the week 17 – 23 August 2020, a 4% rise from the 84% of the previous week. Read more: https://t.co/YNBLmiTC3o #ThinkWater #CTNews pic.twitter.com/B8cLMnyV7X
— City of Cape Town (@CityofCT) August 24, 2020