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Lake Levels

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 dropped by 0.08m during the week under review and closed the week at 479.60m on 29th August 2016.  Last year on the same date, the Lake level was 480.03m.

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

From:
23 August 2016
To:
29 August 2016
DayThis Year%FullLast Year%Full
23/08/2016479.6830480.1833
24/08/2016479.6729480.1533
25/08/2016479.6529480.1233
26/08/2016479.6429480.1033
27/08/2016479.6229480.0832
28/08/2016479.6129480.0632
29/08/2016479.6029480.0332