Supermoon 2016

Supermoon 2016

Ever looked up at the night sky to see a full moon so close you could almost touch it? Well done, you’ve spotted a supermoon. The impressive sight happens when a full moon is closest to Earth. It orbits our planet in an oval shape so sometimes it comes closer to us than at other times. To us Earth-lings, the moon appears 30 per […]

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Sterkfontein water to boost Vaal dam levels

While reiterating its call for citizens to use water wisely, the Department of Waterand Sanitation (DWS) on Thursday announced that it would release water from its reserve Sterkfontein dam into the Vaal dam on November 7. Amid the ongoing drought, dam levels across the country have depleted to unprecedented levels, with the Vaal dam at 26.6%, while Sterkfontein stood at 91.5%. The minimum release planned at this stage […]

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