Little change in national dam levels

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Water Utilities Corporation continueds to register declining national dam levels despite improved rainfall.

From mid-December to-date, Gaborone Dam dropped by two percent between then and now, and currently stands at 33.33 percent. The capital city's dam has a capacity of 141.4 million cubic metres, but at present level, it can last up to only 12 months without inflow.

The 2.3m cubic metres at Nnywane Dam has also dropped from 22.61 percent in the same period. It currently stands at 21.25 percent, enough for only three months without inflow. At the middle of last month, Molatedi Dam was 39.48 percent full. The 201m cubic metres dam has now dropped to 37.85 percent, which can last for 44 months without inflow.

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