#WaterWatch

Photographer captures Cape's dwindling dam levels with a drone

Photographer, Johnny Miller, has captured images of decreasing dam levels to raise awareness about conserving water during the drought.

Miller used a drone to capture images of Theewaterskloof Dam, which is the largest dam by far that serves Cape Town's drinking water supply - it has more capacity than all the other major dams put together.

See images below:

I really wanted to see where this water is coming from and that's why I decided to do this.

Johnny Miller, photographer

It doesn't really hit home until you see it.

Johnny Miller, photographer

To hear more from Miller, please listen below:


Recommended

by THE NEWSROOM
Read More
How to identify (and prevent) pipe leaks

How to identify (and prevent) pipe leaks

Don't waste water or wait until your plumbing falls apart completely. Here's advice on how to spot and stop leaks in their tracks.

Why we can't use water from the mountains to solve our water problems

Why we can't use water from the mountains to solve our water problems

Dr Peter Johnston explains why it is not feasible to build dams to collect water that flows from the mountains into the ocean.

Capetonians still waste water even with Level 3 restrictions - City

Capetonians still waste water even with Level 3 restrictions - City

The City of Cape Town saw a spike in water consumption last week with an average of 905 million litres used per day.

Tips on how to repurpose grey water for your garden

Tips on how to repurpose grey water for your garden

Water from your bath, shower, washing machine and kitchen sink can be used to water gardens during level 3 water restrictions.

How to report people who don’t comply with water restrictions

How to report people who don’t comply with water restrictions

We’ve got a crisis on our hands, but some people just don’t care. Here’s how to report an antisocial water waster…

Pool covers are now mandatory

Pool covers are now mandatory

There are different ways to save water by using pool covers which are a requirement for Level 3 water restrictions.

Cape Town Level 3 water restrictions in full force

Cape Town Level 3 water restrictions in full force

Here are full details of City of Cape Town's Level 3 water restrictions.

How converting to wetland pools could curb long-term water wastage

How converting to wetland pools could curb long-term water wastage

Wetland pools are natural swimming pools which filter water through a wetland to keep it clean and they may save you more water.

Level 3 water restrictions loom for City of Cape Town

Level 3 water restrictions loom for City of Cape Town

Dam levels continue to remain lower than normal and the city is considering stricter measures to save water.

The City of Cape Town warns of possible water restrictions

The City of Cape Town warns of possible water restrictions

This year’s rainy season seem to have brought in less rain than expected. The city urges residents to conserve water.

Popular articles
[LISTEN] Accidentally shared a nude on a WhatsApp group? Here's what you can do

[LISTEN] Accidentally shared a nude on a WhatsApp group? Here's what you can do

A woman mistakenly shared a naked photo of herself on a parent Whatsapp group and now it's gone viral.

De Lille: Additional water resources are not going to stop Day Zero.

De Lille: Additional water resources are not going to stop Day Zero.

The Level 6B water restrictions will come to effect on 1 February and residents are asked to use only 50 litres of water per day.

Punitive tariff hike for water guzzlers to hit CT households where it hurts

Punitive tariff hike for water guzzlers to hit CT households where it hurts

Harsher punitive tariffs on the cards as 'Day Zero' becomes a reality as the result of 60% of Capetonians who ignore water limits.

WATCH: Innovative spray limits toilet flushes and saves water

WATCH: Innovative spray limits toilet flushes and saves water

Loo Me is a simple yet effective scented foam that takes the yuck out of "mellowing" toilets preventing multiple flushes.

It's not the end of the road... Top tips to improve your matric

It's not the end of the road... Top tips to improve your matric

"Recognise that it’s not the end, it’s the beginning." Expert advise for school-leavers who want to improve their results.