A slight rainy period is expected in some parts of the Western Cape during the cold winter season ahead. This will at least keep balance or an increase in the dam water levels of the province.
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Unlike other provinces, the Western Cape might be blessed with slight rains during the winter season. However, there was a slight decrease on the dam levels in the province in previous week. The levels marginally decreased by 0.2 millimeters in the past week.
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HERE IS YOUR WESTERN CAPE DAM WATER LEVELS WEEKLY REPORT:
Here is your latest Western Cape weekly dam levels. Image: Screenshot/Water and Sanitation Department
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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
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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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