Cape Town dam levels remain low

CAPETOWN, 20 June 2017 - The City of Cape Town has established a water resilience task team to avert water shortages. Mayor Patricia De Lille says the city has to have multiple water-sourcing streams.​ Video: eNCA
File: Despite the recent rains, water levels in its dams remain critically low. Photo: Pixabay / Medidations

CAPE TOWN - The City of Cape Town says despite the recent rains, water levels in its dams remain critically low.

Officials are asking residents to continue their water-saving efforts.

READ: Water Affairs Department sets out strategy for Cape Town water crisis

The City says average dam storage levels are currently at 23 percent, with the last 10 percent being unusable.

The City is also appealing to the courts to take tougher action when dealing with excessive water use.

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