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Western Cape water levels still alarming despite recent rainfall

Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor
The Western Cape’s dam levels may have increased to an aggregate reported 25.1% on Monday, but it remains a far cry from the average level of 46% reported at the same time in 2016. Despite recent rainfall pushing the dam levels up from the 17.6% reported on May 29, the drought persisted across the entire province, said Western Cape Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning Minister Anton Bredell.

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