Metro Storage Dams Now Down To 77.38%
The five major storage dams supplying Nelson Mandela Bay were at a combined 77.38% of capacity when the latest reading was taken on Monday, marginally down on the 77.94% recorded on September 8.
Figures released by the municipality show that the largest storage dam, the Kouga, was at 83.81% of capacity, down from the 84.26% recorded a week before.
The second largest dam, the Impofu, was at 74.26%, down from 75.79% a week ago, while the Churchill had dropped from 60.04% to 59.37% in the space of a week.
The Groendal remained at 98.40% while the smallest dam, the Loerie, had dropped from 53.21% to 47.59%.
In its annual assessment, the National Department of Water Affairs and Sanitation has projected that Nelson Mandela Bay will experience another drought in 2015.- MetroMinutes
Photo Caption: Time to save water in the Nelson Mandela Bay due to the water storage dams not being at full capacity. Photo courtesy of www.dailymail.co.uk
The five major storage dams supplying the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality were at a combined 78.50% of capacity when the latest reading was taken on Monday.
The major storage dams supplying Nelson Mandela Bay were at a combined 77.94% of capacity when the most recent reading was taken on Monday, 0.1% lower than a week before.
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