Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa)

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    ZINWA installing pre-paid water meters

    THE Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) will begin rolling out prepaid water meters within the next three months to improve the supply and access to potable water. Three local companies were recently awarded tenders to supply the first batch of 35 000 units. The meters are envisaged to improve revenue collection, control consumption and ensure accurate billing for consumers. It…

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    National dam levels approach 100 percent

    THE NATIONAL dam level has risen to over 79 percent following incessant rains that have been pounding the country. According to a weekly update from the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa), the wet spell being experienced in most parts of the country continues to push dam levels up. “The national dam level average now at 79,7 percent as at January…

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    Tugwi-Mukosi Dam goes 100% full and spills for the first time ever

    ZIMBABWE’S largest inland dam, Tugwi-Mukosi in southern Masvingo, spilled for the first time on Saturday evening following incessant rains in its catchment. The water body, with a capacity of 1,8 billion cubic metres has never hit 100 percent since its commissioning in May 2017. The historic event has spawned fears of flooding in Tugwi and Runde rivers downstream of the…

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