Province’s dam levels show slight improvement
The province’s combined dam level was at 58% three weeks ago – which has not changed
There has been a slight overall improvement to dam levels in the Amathole water system in the past week, although provincial dam levels have shown no improvement in the past month.
The system serves Buffalo City, most of the Amathole and part of the Chris Hani district municipalities.
The province’s combined dam level was at 58% three weeks ago – which has not changed, according to the department of water and sanitation.
The big concern in the Amathole system is the Xilinxa dam, dropping from 25.5% last week to 22.1% this week.
Other dams in Amathole have shown signs of improvement.
The Nahoon dam increased to 70.1% this week compared to 68.1% last week.
Rooikrantz dam is at 40.8% this week, as compared to 37.0% last week, although Bridle Drift dam dropped from last week’s 48.9% to 43.8% this week.
In other parts of the province, the Kouga dam has improved, with water levels at 49.3% this week, compared to 48.6% last week.
Recording an improvement is Loerie dam, at 44.1% this week, compared to 39.4% last week.
Experiencing a decline is Impofu dam, decreasing from 32.2% last week to 31.6% this week.
Ncora dam improved from 73.5% last week to 79.0% this week, Macubeni dam is at 81.3% this week, compared to 65.8% last week, and Lubisi dam also improved from 43.6% last week to 45.5% this week...