Wenimbe’s Lack of Desiltation Portends Water Problems

Correspondent Analysts have predicted above to normal rainfall this season but the absence of such measures as desiltation means the rains may not mean much for residents. According to the latest Global Agricultural Geo-monitoring Initiative (GEOGLAM) global outlook report, Southern Africa may receive more rainfall compared to the 2019-2020 farming season. Marondera, like most towns,…

Council Pays Debt with 206 Stands

Staff Reporter The Municipality of Marondera has given the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) more than 200 stands as part of its debt settlement. According to the latest full council minutes, the deal has already been finalised with council releasing a total of 206 residential stands from the Elmswood Housing Project to the water management…

US$946 000 for Wenimbe Dam Rehab

By Correspondent The Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) has proposed a budget of US$946 159 for the rehabilitation of water infrastructure at Wenimbe Dam. This comes after the main source of water for Marondera town, Rufaro dam, has become heavily polluted with raw sewer with council spending a lot of money on water treatment chemicals.…

US$155K Needed for Wenimbe Dam

By Correspondent Marondera Municipality has come up with a budget of $155 000USD for the complete overhaul of water infrastructure at Wenimbe Dam to satisfy water requirements in Marondera town. Speaking during the tour of Wenimbe Dam Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) Engineer Colleta Tundu said Wenimbe Dam should pump 13.5 megalitres per day which¬†…