Level 1 Water Restriction currently in place
Because each dam size is different, the best indicator of overall dam water levels is the total quantity stored expressed as a percentage of total dam capacity. This week are Cape Town dams have increased to 100.5%*.
Western Cape dams are at 80.8%** full.
*Date published: 13 October 2020 (City of Cape Town)
**Date published: 5 October 2020 (Elsenburg.com)
Photo credit: Bruce Sutherland
Heard about Cape Town's water crisis and wondering if you should cancel your holiday?
Think again. After a good winter rainfall, our dams are over 50% full. You can be confident about visiting Cape Town and the Western Cape. Be assured that we have water available.
Our unparalleled natural beauty, award-winning food and wine, rich culture and heritage and world-famous landmarks are all here, waiting for you.