No end in sight for water restrictions

Gaborone Dam. PIC KABO MPARTONA
Gaborone Dam. PIC KABO MPARTONA

Water restrictions in the Greater Gaborone area will remain effective indefinitely, Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) Communications Manager Matida Mmipi has indicated. In response to written enquiries this week, Mmipi said that the just-ended rain season had not brought much change to Gaborone Dam.

“Dam water levels went up from 11 percent at the start of the rain season to 16 percent a few weeks ago,” she said. “The dam water level is now at 15 percent and therefore, water shortage problems have not changed in the greater Gaborone area,” she said.

Mmipi said the WUC has triggered levels that guide decisions on how to manage the Gaborone Dam.

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