The City of Harare has decommissioned Harava Dam because of acute low water levels. The dam is down to only 7 per cent due to drought. A statement released by the local authority reads as follows:
Harava Dam that supplies raw water to the Prince Edward Water Treatment Plant is drying up. The dam is currently at 7 per cent capacity.
Treated water from the plant is supplied to Chitungwiza, Hatfield, Sunningdale and parts of Mbare.
Council is decommissioning the water plant because there is no water to treat. The effects of the current drought.
The Harare City Council is an administrative body tasked with providing services for residence of Harare, the capital city of Zimbabwe. Among other duties, the council is responsible for providing clean drinking water, housing and accomodation, refuse collection facilities and health services. Read More About City of Harare