Zambia: General procurement notice for €217.7m Kariba dam rehab
- 28 Jan 2016
| 1 minute read
Trouble at Lake Kariba goes well beyond record low levels and evidence of continued overuse of water for electricity generation. There have been warnings about the risk of catastrophic dam collapse as the plunge pool eats under the foundations of the dam and a €217.7m ($246m) project to reshape the plunge pool and refurbish the spillway expected to last for 60 months is being prepared. The project will be funded by the African Development Bank, EuropeAid, the Swedish International Development Co-operation Agency, the World Bank and the Zambezi River Authority.
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