Dam levels in CHDM have declined

The Waterdown Dam Picture: FILE

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) weekly report on the status of reservoirs in the province has indicated that the recorded average of dam levels has declined from 64.5% to 63.7%.  

DWS spokesman Jumba Lameki said the Chris Hani District was suffering a similar fate with the Boesmanskrantz Dam dropping from 28.7% to 28.3%. The Waterdown Dam declined from 84.9% to 82.6%, and Oxkraal Dam from 58.3% to 57.7%.

The department urges the public to use water responsibly as the province grapples with the decline of dam levels.”


  1. Does Waterdown Dam supply any community for Water household use ? If yes why some Location in Whittlesea struggle with water whereas Watertown Dam is so close and it is always above 60% Full

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