dam levels | Infrastructure news - Part 12

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Durban floods, but no drought relief

Durban’s heavy rains have not gone far in providing relief to the drought-stricken province. Heavy downpours swept over much of the country in the past few days. Rain was so severe in KwaZulu-Natal that parts of Durban have experienced flooding and...
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Free State dam levels remain low

Water levels in Free State dams remain lower than they were this time last year. The two big dams in the province, Gariep and Vanderkloof are currently at 51% and 68% respectively, while Sterkfontein is at 89%. There are several dams that are below...
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WC under water restrictions as dam levels drop

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has announced its intention to impose water restrictions in the Western Cape Province as dam levels across the country continue to decline week on week. The major dams supplying the Western Cape Water...

Severe water shortage looms

Bokaa and Letsibogo dams are currently at their lowest water levels in five years. According to the Water Utilities Corporation (WUC), Letsibogo Dam’s level decreased by 46% between June 2011 and June 2012, making it the worst recorded...