This notice serves to inform the communities downstream and all the stakeholders that the Zambezi River Authority shall be closing the Kariba Dam floodgates, one at a time, after the Easter break from Tuesday next week. The shut- down will be conducted as follows:
DAY DATE TIME
FIRST GATE : TUESDAY 2nd April AT 12.00HOURS
SECOND GATE: WEDNESDAY, 3rd April AT 12.OO HOURS
The Authority has taken into consideration the likely effects of a sudden withdrawal, hence the 24 hour spread. We sincerely hope that the disruptions to any operations on and along the Zambezi River will be minimal.
The Zambezi River Authority would like to thank you all in advance for you continued co-operation. Happy holidays.
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 227971/3
Fax: +260 211 227498