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(Also known as Chivero Reservoir, Lake McIlwaine, McIlwaine Reservoir)
The Lake Chivero reservoir serves as the main water supply for Zimbabwe’s capital city, Harare. Although only half a century old, Lake Chivero has already become a vital part of the fabric of everyday life in northeastern Zimbabwe. Not only is the nearly 6500-acre reservoir used for drinking water a…
The mighty Zambezi River is the source of Lake Kariba, which spans an impressive 1.38 million acres in the southern African nations of Zimbabwe and Zambia. Hydroelectricity produced by Kariba Dam is used by both countries, while the vastness of the lake provides support for commercial fishing, touri…