NC Water Reservoirs See a Drastic Improvement

The Department of Water and Sanitation in its recent report, announced a significant increase in surface water storage in the Northern Cape, with reservoirs reaching 78.6% of their full supply capacity. The department says other dams such as the Vander Kloof Dam, the Vaal River system, and the Spitskop Dam on the Harts River show significant recovery as well. Spokesperson Amogelang Moholoeng for the department elaborates more.............INSERT[WATER&SANI] Moholoeng says, the Boegoeberg Dam in the Orange River System is 105.8% full, and four sluice gates have been opened for maintenance. The Department of Water and Sanitation advises Farmers along the Orange River System should take precautions as water levels rise. While these are significant improvements, residents are still encouraged to conserve water, protect infrastructure, and avoid vandalism.

Journalist: Tasha-Ree Kella

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