The last time the rain was so rare in winter in 1985. Suddenly, the authorities say they fear a drought like that of 2011. Especially with the rainfall in recent months , which is far from satisfactory. As proof, the two largest reservoirs in the country , namely Midlands Dam and Mare -aux- Vacoas, are filled to 47.9% and 62.6 % %, respectively. Nicolière himself is 67 , 8 % , Butte middle 63.5 % 30.8% Farm , Mare Longue , 71.2% and 47.9% Midlands Dam .
" The situation is critical ," says Will is in the Central Water Authority . According to a study by the latter , a resident consumes 170 liters of water per day. A rather alarming , given the fact that many tanks appear frown . Hence the appeal of the CWA for consumers to use water responsibly.
But before resorting to draconian measures imposed by drought , such as the prohibition of watering or washing vehicles with water , authorities say they plan to "observe the developments "until mid-October.