Hardap Dam water levels show minimal improvement despite recent rainfall


Despite some rainfall in its catchment area, the water level of the Hardap Dam has not significantly improved.

Dawie De Klerk, Chairperson of the Hardap Irrigation Farmers Association, reports that the dam has received only 0.7% water inflow following the rains.

As of Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock, the dam level was 12.2% compared to 11.5% on Monday morning.

According to De Klerk, the dam is still experiencing some inflow.

Residents of Mariental and the Hardap Irrigation Scheme rely on the Hardap Dam for water supplies.

Dam levels across the country continue to decrease despite rains in some parts


Water levels in various dams across the country continue to decrease despite good rains recorded in some parts over the weekend. 

The weekly dam bulletin released by NamWater on Monday shows water levels in most dams dropped by 1% this week compared to last week. 

The Hardap Dam decreased from 12.2% last week to 11.7% this week.

This time last season, Hardap Dam's water level stood at 41%.