ZAMBEZI RIVER AUTHORITY

 

 

     20 November, 2012

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

OPENING OF THE SPILLWAY GATES AT THE KARIBA DAM

ON 29th and 30th NOVEMBER 2012

 

The Zambezi River Authority wishes to inform the public and all stakeholders that it will open the Kariba Dam spillway gates on 29th and 30th November 2012. This is to facilitate the testing of a generator, Unit 4, at the Kariba North Bank Power Station following completion of rehabilitation works there. The gate opening is scheduled as follows:

 

DATES:         29th and 30th November 2012

 

TIME :           08:00 to 16.00 hours on both days

 

Would the communities and all stakeholders along the Zambezi River downstream of the Kariba Dam please take note and keep a safe distance away from the Zambezi River to avoid loss of life and property due to flooding arising from the spilling.

 

 

For further information please contact:

 

Elizabeth M. Karonga

Public Relations & Communications Manager

Zambezi River Authority

Zim Cell +263 913002978

Zam Cell: +260 0977 318735

Direct Line +260 211 230551

Tel: +260 211 227970/1, +260 211 +260 211 228401/2

Fax: +260 211 227498

Skype: elizabeth.karonga