Update on the Sarel Hayward Dam – 21 January 2022

With all three pumps now working at Pumps Station No 1 (two surface and one submersible) there has been an increase in water being pumped into the dam (probably still a 40:60 ratio (dam to town). Good news is that the Municipality is looking at sourcing a third surface pump at Pump Station No 1 to increase the volume being pumped into the dam. The dam is now at inlet number 3 meaning that we are at level zero and all water now entering the dam can be considered as water stored and can be utilised and pumped into town when necessary.

Water entering SHD at third inlet valve

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