Zimbabwe has sufficient water for winter irrigation

The Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) has said the country's dams have sufficient water to meet the winter cropping irrigation needs.ZINWA spokesperson, Marjorie Munyonga told Business Times t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 June 2022


Consortium provides feed and water for Matabeleland South cattle

A group of non-governmental organisations have initiated a programme called Sizimele in Matabeleland South aimed at providing survival stock feed and drilling boreholes pumped by solar to save livesto...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 October 2019


Harare shuts down its main water works

Harare shut its main water works on Monday citing shortages of foreign currency to import treatment chemicals, the deputy mayor said, potentially leaving the city dry and raising the risk of water bor...

By Reuters | Published: 24 September 2019


Bulawayo water woes to last another 2 weeks

BULAWAYO water woes will persist for at least two more weeks as council battles to complete rehabilitation works. Most parts of the city have gone for 10 days without running tap water. The Bulawayo C...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 July 2019


Power cuts worsen Bulawayo water rationing

THE water crisis in the second largest city is set to worsen after the local authority said the ongoing power challenges have grossly affected its pumping capacity.The city council introduced a 36-hou...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 July 2019


Council opts for locally-made water chemicals

Harare City Council (HCC) has started carrying out trial runs for locally-made water purification chemicals which are expected to reduce the demand for foreign currency and save the local authority US...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 April 2019


Harare hit by serious water chemical shortages

Harare residents should brace for a dry festive season or rely on rain water, as council has run out of water purification chemicals.Mayor Herbert Gomba yesterday gave a grim picture of water supply i...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 December 2018


Shearwater acquires up-market cruise boat

SHEARWATER Adventures has acquired a 100-seater up-market cruise boat to cater for executives.The two-deck boat was manufactured by a Bulawayo company at a total cost of about $500 000 and is now in V...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 December 2018


Water shedding starts in Bulawayo

THE Bulawayo City Council has embarked on 10 hour water cuts in some suburbs mainly due to erratic electricity supply at its waterworks. In a statement, the Town Clerk, Mr Christopher Dube advised res...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 September 2018


Stop water disconnections: Chiwenga

VICE President Constantino Chiwenga yesterday said it was improper for local authorities to disconnect water from defaulting residents as such measures pose a health hazard. Addressing Zanu-PF youths ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 July 2018


Mutambara, Chihuri in court over water arrears

THE Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) has taken former Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri and ex-Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara to court over unpaid water bills totalling $6...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 July 2018


Vic Falls re-opens White water rafting season

VICTORIA FALLS has reopened the White Water Rafting season, following its suspension early this year due to high water flows in the Zambezi River.The adrenaline-pumping adventure closes every year dur...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 June 2018


'BCC 'cuts water supplies to sabotage Mnangagwa rally'

THE ruling Zanu-PF party has accused the opposition-controlled Bulawayo City council of sabotaging its campaign rally at White City Stadium by cutting water supplies to the venue.The local authority h...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 June 2018


Hwange, Zinwa strike water, sewer management deal

THE Hwange Local Board (HLB) and the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) have struck an agreement that will see the latter hand over all water and sewer management tasks to council after years o...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 June 2018


Kariba Dam water level rises to 82%

Kariba Dam's water level has risen markedly from a critically low level of about 20 percent last year to 83 percent; raising hope that significant benefits will continue to accrue from Kariba South Po...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 June 2018


$8 billion for water infrastructure

Zimbabwe requires about US$8 billion to construct 37 major water infrastructure facilities, including dams and water purification structures to meet the increasing demands of the growing urban populat...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 June 2018


Gweru loses 57% treated water

GWERU City Council is losing at least 57% of its treated water through burst pipes and leakages, with most of its equipment having outlived its lifespan, a service level benchmarking peer review repor...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 June 2018


Mnangagwa opens water conference

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has officially opened the Water Resources Infrastructure Investment Conference in Harare under the mantra 'Unlocking Water Resources Potential for Economic Development'.Th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018


MDC Alliance hits stormy waters

MDC-T yesterday said the majority of its members are totally opposed to the MDC Alliance which groups seven political parties, casting doubts on its continued existence just a few months before the ha...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 May 2018


High Court slashes water tariffs

THE High Court has quashed the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Raw Water Tariffs) Statutory Instrument 48 of 2016, which hiked raw water charges for commercial agriculture from $9,45 to $12 per meg...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 May 2018


Shearwater plans nationwide budget lodges

TOUR operating company Shearwater Adventures has set aside more than $30 million to construct budget lodges countrywide, chairman, Mr Mike Davis, has said.Yesterday the firm commissioned its Explorers...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018


Shabanie Mine de-watering on course

A de-watering exercise at former asbestos mining giant, Shabanie and Mashaba Mines Holdings (SMM), is expected to be complete by the first quarter of next year as it seeks to restore underground acces...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018


2018 polls could be Zanu-PF's waterloo

In the past few weeks, the chorus has been how good Zanu-PF is at organising and how they have got the rural areas on lockdown.There is a defeatism about it, as activists and some in the media seem to...

By Nqaba Matshazi | Published: 03 May 2018


Mpofu sabotaged Zambezi water project

Matebeleland Zambezi Water Trust chairperson, Dumiso Dabengwa has accused former Mines Minister, Obert Mpofu, of sabotaging the water project, reported.He said Mpofu refused to grant t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 March 2018


$40m Beitbridge water treatment plant lies idle

BEITBRIDGE Town Council's $40 million water treatment plant, which was commissioned by former Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko in August last year, is still not being utilised, Southern Eye can revea...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 March 2018

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