LEVELS at dams across the Eastern Cape are currently at an average 67.9%.
According to the statement released by the department of Water and Sanitation, dams in the Nelson Mandela Bay area are below 35% this week, compared to 38.2% last year.
The Algoa Water Supply System also includes the Loerie Dam which is at 93.5%, while the Kouga Dam is at 8.6% and the Impofu Dam at 33.6% this week. The Amathole Water Supply System dams are at 91.7 % capacity, compared to last year’s 69.6%.
The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) is urging residents in the province to use water sparingly and for all sectors to adhere to water restrictions that are in place Picture: FILE