Water sources

Learning from Day Zero with Water Heroes

Although the countdown to day Zero no longer scares South African citizens, the current Covid-19 pandemic has put more pressure on areas that continue to live with little to no running tap water. This means citizens in these areas are unable to...
Vaal Dam

Vaal Dam notches increase for second week in a row

The Vaal Dam has recorded an increase in levels for the second consecutive week, signalling that the recent heavy showers are steadily replenishing the dam after a long-running period of decline. Inching up from last week’s levels of 30.2%, the dam...

South African dam levels on a downward slide

Large parts of the country’s dams continued their downward slide this week despite heavy showers falling in Gauteng over a period of three days at the beginning of the week. A weekly dam level report by the Department of Water and Sanitation shows...