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WC average dam levels rising

The measurement has risen to 25.9% from 23.8% last week.

FILE: A shallow stream of water runs through the Theewaterskloof Dam on 11 December 2017, as the Western Cape is gripped by drought. Picture: Bertram Malgas/EWN

CAPE TOWN - The Western Cape's average dam level is up.

The measurement has risen to 25.9% from 23.8% last week.

Environmental Affairs MEC spokesperson James Brent-Styan said: “We are happier to see the dam levels starting to pick up although it is ever so slightly. We want to urge people to continue to use water as sparingly as possible.

"We have to allow the system to recover as far as possible ahead of the coming summer period.”

(Edited by Thapelo Lekabe)

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