As seen by the height of the dam wall, the water level of this dam is well under capacity. While this dam is no longer being used to service livestock, the game in the area continue to use this dam as their main source of water.
Photo: Stephen Kisbey-Green
Reporting by Kathryn Cleary and Stephen Kisbey-Green
In the light of the Eastern Cape’s ongoing water crisis, Grocott’s Mail visited a local farm to see the effects of the drought. With empty dams, dry veld and high food prices, farmers are feeling the drought deep in their hearts and their pockets.
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