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Matabeleland North province

Spilling of Lower Umguza Dam offers hope for good harvest

The spilling of Lower Umguza Dam in Matabeleland North province has rekindled farmers’ hope of a bumper harvest. The dam is a major source of potable water for farmers in Umguza District.  It is among the eight dams in the country that are spilling following the rains the country has been receiving in the past two weeks.

Other dams which are now full and spilling include Lake Chivero in Harare, Mwenje in Mazowe, Masembura and Arcadia in Bindura, in Mashonaland Central, Biri in Chinhoyi in Mashonaland West province, Rufaro and Wenimbi in Marondera, Mashonaland East and Rusape, Tokwane and Nyajena in Masvingo and Tuli-Makwe in Gwanda, Matabeleland South.

In a statement, the Zimbabwe National Water Authority said the number of dams filling up and spilling is also rising.


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