Persistent solid rainfall from last week Wednesday (15/01) to today (Monday 20/01) has led to the dam level for today reading 89% with a total rainfall of 148mm recorded.

The official dam reading is calculated every Wednesday by the George Municipality and will be provided. It is expected to rise even further due to continued run-off and further rainfall expected this week.

(Please note the Garden Route Dam needs to be re-calibrated by the Department of Water Affairs following the raising of the wall. Until this process has been completed all readings are based on the previous dam wall height)..

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21 years ago Herman and his wife Carina, with their 2 daughters moved to George in the beautiful Garden Route region of South Africa. He has a passion for the people of the region and is involved in many humanitarian projects. He is co-owner of the popular Facebook group called Georgiete Staan Saam with a membership of 77 500. He is a connector and an activist for unity and works tirelessly to help all communities in George and the Garden Route to realise that the answer for the political, business and socio-economical problems of the area is to stand together, plan together and working together at a common sustainable goal of alleviating poverty. Herman is the CEO of the Love Garden Route NPC and is one of the founders of the Love George movement. He is the owner and founder of the LoveGeorge News platform and the online radio stations RadioCSA. For 30 years Herman specializes in web development and web design and through his business also offer web-hosting, email-hosting and domain-hosting. As a Pastor he has presented over 40 men's and women's camps where the main focus is to assist and guide Christians in discovering who and whose they are, discovering their true calling and then activate them into their true Prophetic and Apostolic calling.