Although the capital province is expecting a rainy few days ahead. The dam water levels are also expected to maintain some balance during the winter season due to the rain.
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Just like many other provinces, the capital province is expecting some rain during the winter season. The effects of that are already seen in last weeks’ weekly dam levels report.
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There is a slight decrease from the previous weeks’ report. The dam levels in Gauteng have decreased, taking the total capacity of dams from 99.4% to 98.9%.
HERE IS YOUR GAUTENG DAM WATER LEVELS WEEKLY REPORT:
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HERE SOME TIPS ON HOW TO SAVE WATER:
- Check your toilet for leaks.
- Take shorter showers or
- Take baths
- 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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