The latest Cape Town dam levels for the week have been released – how do you think we are faring?

As of last Monday, the collective dam levels were at 35.1% – an increase of 0.9% following the previous week. This week we’re seeing more improvement, as collective dam levels have increased by 2.1%.

Cape Town dam levels September

Cape Town dam levels 11 September 2017

At the time of writing, no more significant rainfall is forecast for Cape Town. Have we reached the end of the rainy season? Long-term predictions certainly point to it. Last week up to 80mm of rainfall was recorded in Newlands, while a meagre 1.3mm was observed at Theewaterskloof.

Cape Town dam levels rainfall

Residents are strongly advised to adhere to level 5 water restrictions which are now in place.


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Justin Williams

Justin Williams is a born-and-bred Capetonian with a flair for writing. His icons include the late South African authors Lawrence Green, Eric Rosenthal and T.V. Bulpin, literary figures who continuously inspire him to cover the avenues of lifestyle, travel and nature in a local context. When Justin's not covering a story, he can be found in the mountains - he's a renowned wild food forager and is currently learning herbalism.