The Kariba Lake level

The Kariba Lake was created and designed to operate between levels 475.50m and 488.50m with 0.70m freeboard at all times.

The Lake level stabilised during the week under review by Zimbabwe Rivers Authority closing at 480.26m on 8th July 2016, the Lake level of 480.26m is lower than the level that was recorded last year (481.31m) on the same date.

All spillway gates at Kariba remained closed during the week under review