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Lake Kariba Weekly Levels in Meters

The Kariba Lake is designed to operate between levels 475.50m and 488.50m (with 0.70m freeboard)for hydropower generation.

The Lake levelis increasingsteadily due to higher inflows from the Zambezi River and immediate Kariba Lower Catchment –closing at 482.12m(47.86% usable storage) on15thApril 2021, compared to 478.62m (21.80% usable storage) recorded on the same date last year.

From:
2 April 2021
To:
15 April 2021
DayThis Year%FullLast Year%Full
2002/04/21481.8645.84%477.9517.05%
2003/04/21481.946.15%478.0117.47%
2004/04/21481.9346.38%478.0817.97%
2005/04/21481.9546.54%478.1418.39%
2006/04/21481.9646.62%478.218.82%
2007/04/21481.9746.69%478.2519.17%
2008/04/2148246.93%478.319.52%
2009/04/21482.0347.16%478.3419.80%
2010/04/21482.0447.24%478.3720.01%
2011/04/21482.0647.39%478.420.23%
2012/04/21482.0847.55%478.4520.58%
2013/04/21482.0947.62%478.5321.14%
2014/04/21482.147.70%478.5721.43%
2015/04/21482.1247.86%478.6221.80%
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