Matabeleland Zambezi Water Project

The Matabeleland Zambezi Water Project (MZWP) is an ambitious project being undertaken in the arid Matabeleland North province of Zimbabwe.The project seeks to end the perennial water shortages bedevilling Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo by bringing water from the mighty Zambezi river to the city.

Coordinates18°30′26″S 27°11′22″E
Type(project) reservoir
Catchment area39,076 km2 (15,087 sq mi)
Basin countriesZimbabwe
Max. depth70 m (230 ft)
Water volume634 million cubic metres (514,000 acre⋅ft)
Surface elevation817 m (2,680 ft)

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