Watching Cape Town’s dams fill from the water’s edge may be as boring as watching paint dry, but to see the numbers slowly increase on a weekly, nay, daily basis, is quite exciting.
On Monday, we published a piece detailing the rapid improvement the city’s dams have seen over the past two months. Well, as of 20 June, there’s more happy news to report.
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On Wednesday, the City of Cape Town issued a mini-update to dam levels which revised its 18 June totals. The City’s six major dams are 40.3% full. That’s more than a 2% increase in two days.
The Theewaterskloof Dam is just under 30%, the Voëlvlei is well on its way to 34%. The Berg River Dam is now 65% full, and the Wemmershoek is just 0.8% under 70% capacity.
Bouts of sunshine and rain are forecast for the remainder of the week and into the weekend.
Feature image: City of Cape Town