With the recent continuous downpours some Western Cape dams have seen an average increase of more than 10% in the past week.

Some of the province’s major dams now stand at 68% capacity, up from last week’s 55%.

The Clanwilliam dam, in particular, has seen an increase of more than 50% from the 23.6% recorded last week – to 74% this week.

Spokesperson at the provincial department of Environment, James-Brent Styan says dams, serving the Mother City, is now at 90% capacity.

Get the latest dam levels here.

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