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Following a string of hot and windy days, it’s time to look at KwaZulu-Natal’s dam levels.
The Newcastillian – Online News examines the province’s current dam levels based on the most recent available data from the Department of Water and Sanitation.
Albert Falls Dam has experienced a minor decrease, dropping to 47.3% from 47.5% last week. Bivane Dam has also seen a slight decline, falling from 63% to 62.4% last week.
Craigie Burn Dam’s water level dropped to 98.6% from 99.3% last week. According to the most recent data from the Department of Water and Sanitation, the Driel Barrage remains at 90.3%.
The Goedertrouw Dam has experienced a minor decrease, falling to 71.2% from 71.3% last week. Hazelmere Dam is currently at 33.8%, down from 34% the previous week. Meanwhile, the Hluhluwe Dam is now at 82.2%, up from 82.9% last week.
Klipfontein Dam’s levels have dropped by 3%, from 63.4% to 60.4%. Inanda Dam is currently at 82.1%, a slight decrease from last week’s 82.4%.
Mearns Dam sees an 8.9 % decrease, falling from 64.9% to 56.0%.
Additionally, Midmar Dam is currently at 87.3%, down from 88.1% the previous week. Nagle Dam continues to flow strongly, with a drop from 93.4% to 92.6%.
Newcastle’s Ntshingwayo Dam is now at 66.2%, down from 67.3%. Pongolopoort Dam’s levels have increased to 55.4%, up from 55.3% last week.
Spioenkop Dam is now at 95.2%, a slight decrease from the previous week’s 95.9%. Spring Grove Dam is at 75.4%, up from 76% the last week.
Wagendrift Dam sits at 95.4%, down from 96.2% last week.
Woodstock Dam is currently at 82.7%, a slight decrease from last week’s 83.7%, while Zaaihoek remains at 71.6%.
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