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Cape Town's reservoir levels this time each year of drought



The city of Cape Town has been in a state of severe drought for several years, forcing the levels in the reservoirs that feed the city to dwindle. Each point on this chart represents how full the reservoirs were the same week each year. As of Feb. 19 2018, they were at 24.4% of their capacity. The last 10% of the water in any given reservoir is not usable, so in total, the city has about 14.4% of usable water left.

Last updated: 1 year ago

Data: City of Cape Town

Last updated: 1 year ago  |  Data: City of Cape Town