Dams still 91% full, rain at 154% of average since October 1

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The island’s dam are 91.2 % full with more than four times the water that was available on the same day last year.

Figures from the Water Development Department show that there are currently 263.7 million cubic metres of water in the dams. Total capacity is 290.8 mcm. On the same day last year, dams were only 20.4% full, with a total of 59.324 mcm.

The dams have benefited from abundant rains. Met office figures show that total rainfall in the government-controlled areas since October 1, 2018 to today was 761.3 mm which is 154% of the average (495.6 mm)...


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Dams still 91% full, rain at 154% of average since October 1


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