Nelson Mandela Bay dam levels still sinking

The Kouga, the largest dam supplying water to the Bay, was at 3.96% of its capacity on Tuesday
DROPPING FURTHER: The Kouga, the largest dam supplying water to the Bay, was at 3.96% of its capacity on Tuesday
Image: FREDLIN ADRIAAN

Nelson Mandela Bay’s supply dams are continuing to dwindle with the latest overall capacity figure sinking to just 10.1% on Tuesday.

The percentage equates to 28,193 megalitres (Ml).

The Kouga, the largest dam supplying water to the Bay, was at 3.96% (4,987Ml) of its 125,910Ml capacity while Churchill Dam was sitting at 13.02%  (4,589Ml) of its 35,240Ml capacity.

The   Impofu Dam was at 14.3% (15,126Ml) of its 105,757Ml capacity and Groendal at 23.24% (2,705 Ml) of  its total capacity of 11,638Ml, with Loerie at 25.97% (786Ml) of its 3,026Ml capacity. 

Residents are encouraged to save water and report leaks on 080-0205-050.

For tips on how to save water, visit the municipal website.

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