The Karoo province is normally dry during the winter season, however, rain is expected, which means the dam water levels will improve over the period.
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The province has recorded the worst in dam levels in the week. However, the rain in most parts of the province will help.
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There is a major decrease in this week’s dam levels from the previous week’s report. The dam levels in the Eastern Cape have increased this week. The total capacity decreased from 104.6%. to 83.6%.
HERE IS YOUR NORTHERN CAPE DAM WATER LEVELS WEEKLY REPORT:
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Click here to view Northern Cape dam levels
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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