Drought alert: Other parts of SA also feeling the heat

Dam levels in Gauteng stand at 94.3%‚ at 66.1% in the Free State and 80% in the Vaal Dam.
The worst dam levels are in KwaZulu-Natal (49.6%)‚ the Eastern Cape (59.6%) and Western Cape dams (26.6%).
These figures will be updated by the department on Tuesday.
“We encourage people to adhere to the restriction imposed by municipalities.
The latest projected date is April 20‚ but many experts believe it will arrive much earlier.
But it is not just the City of Cape Town that is facing water problems.
Zille informed the press on the current situation the City of Cape Town faces in terms of… Ratau said the department would continue to provide support to municipalities‚ depending on each council’s needs.
“Unless and only when consumers reduce consumption‚ will we be able to see a difference in consumption patterns.
We are a water scarce-country.
Secondly‚ the impact of climate change is real.”

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