The Eastern Cape province is also expected to have less rain during the winter season, which means the dam water levels will decline over the period.
ALSO READ: Dam levels: Eastern Cape dam water levels weekly update
Just like many other provinces, the costal province is expecting a dry winter season ahead. However, the province has recorded an increase in dam levels in the week, thanks to the rain in some parts of the province.
The ongoing rainfall in some parts of the province may change those expectations.
ALSO READ: Dam levels: Western Cape dam water levels weekly update
There is a major increase in this week’s dam levels from the previous week’s report. The dam levels in the Eastern Cape have increased by a total of 1.0 millimeters this week.
HERE IS YOUR EASTERN CAPE DAM WATER LEVELS WEEKLY REPORT:
Here is your Eastern Cape dam levels weekly report. Image: Screenshot/Water and Sanitation Department
Click here to view Eastern Cape dam levels
HERE SOME TIPS ON HOW TO SAVE WATER:
Check your toilet for leaks.
Take shorter showers or
Turn off the water while brushing your teeth
Turn off the water while shaving
Check faucets and pipes for leaks
If you wash dishes by hand, don’t leave the water running for rinsing
Water your lawn only when it needs it (not everyday)
Put a layer of mulch around trees and plants.
Water your plants or garden at least once a day
ALSO READ: South Africans warned to use water with caution during dry winter season
Use a broom to clean driveways, sidewalks and steps
Don’t run the hose while washing your car
Tell your children not to play with the hose and sprinklers
Ditch the bottled water – it takes 3 litres of tap water to make one litre of bottled water
Turn off the tap while brushing your teeth and save 9 litres
Take a 5 minute shower and save up to 100 litres that baths can use
Change to a water-efficient showerhead and half your consumption
Turn off the water while washing your hair
Flush less when you do and put a 2l bottle filled with water in your cistern
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