IrrigationThe dire water situation in the drought-stricken regions of the country has improved slightly with rising dam levels because of widespread rain in some areas.

This includes parts of the Free State, North West, Limpopo, coastal areas in the Eastern Cape and large parts of KwaZulu-Natal. Sputnik Ratau, the spokesperson of the Department of Water and Sanitation, says in general dam levels in North West improved with 4%, while levels in Limpopo improved drastically from 49.1% to 58,4%. He says although rain brought some relief in drought-stricken areas in the Northern Cape, dam levels continue to downslide in this province and dropped from 75.3% to 72%. Dam levels in the Western Cape plummeted from 69.3% to 67.3%. He says despite an increase in dam levels in some provinces – these levels are…

 

Agri Noord Kaap

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