Improved Cape dam levels don't mean drought is over


March 12 - The Grootdraai Dam in Mpumalanga is one of the many dams that are rising very quickly due to heavy rains.

JOHANNESBURG – Capetonians can breathe a sigh of relief as dam levels have increased by 4, 6 percent in the past few days.

The city&39;s storage capacity is at 42, 7 percent following last week’s downpour.

But water restrictions remain in place.

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Authorities have urged residents to continue to use water sparingly and have called for the city to limit itself to a collective water consumption of 450-million litre a day.