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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 rose by 0.16m during the week under review due to high inflow on the Zambezi main stream and closed the week at 482.75m on 16th May 2017. Last year on the same date, the Lake level was 479.66m.

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

From:

10 May 2017

To:

16 May 2017

From:
10 May 2017
To:
16 May 2017
DayThis Year%FullLast Year%Full
10/05/2017482.5951479.5128
11/05/2017482.6252479.5529
12/05/2017482.6552479.5829
13/05/2017482.6752479.6129
14/05/2017482.7052479.6229
15/05/2017482.7253479.6329
16/05/2017482.7553479.6629