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City of CT anxiously awaiting latest report on dam water levels

The Water and Sanitation Department says its current stats show the city’s water supply is around 29% full.

FILE: The water level of the Theewaterskloof Dam near Cape Town dropped to around 30 percent in March 2016. It is the largest of five major dams supplying drinking water to the city. Picture: Aletta Harrison/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - The City of Cape Town says it's anxiously awaiting the latest report on dam water levels following the recent rains.

The Water and Sanitation Department says its current stats show the city's water supply is around 29 percent full.

Those figures were, however, captured on Monday before the heavy rains just ahead of the weekend.

The city's Farouk Robertson says the next dam level report will be released tomorrow.

"Whatever the situation may be, it is important to ensure that every day is a water-saving day because it is a very precious resource."

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