Accommodation |  Real Estate |  Restaurants |  What To Do |  Coming Events |  Current News |  Information |  Contact the webmaster
Go to home page View Accommodation options Property for sale Eating Out Activities Information
Latest news on Gweru!
For the people of Gweru
Venue Hire
weddings, conferences, functions
Gweru Ads
Online classifieds
Photo Galleries
Gweru, Our Region and People
The only way to stay informed.
All the non-profit organisations in and around Gweru
Quick Links to Zim Sites
Here are some quick links to Zim sites of Interest
The motivation for this portal
Positive Youth Programmes
PYP doing great things - Award Winning
Zimbabwe News Papers
Daily and Weekly Newspapers
Diaspora Links
Quick links for diasporans
Starting Your Own Business
Small Business Resources
Non-Profit Organisations
All Gweru NGOs
Gweru hood links
Gweru Blogs
All Gweru Bloggers and Journalists
Sporting Teams
These are our sporting pride
[see all...]
Water Supplies to Double
Mejury Magaya

Water Supplies to Double

Water supplies in Gweru should double after the city council installed two more pumps at Amapongokwe Dam, supplied by the Government, to replace water drawn from dry Gwenoro Dam, but more work is needed to pump treated water to the city.

Parts of Gweru city have gone for over three months without water after water levels in Gwenoro Dam fell below the intake tower inlet, meaning that no more water could be drawn from that dam until rains fall and the dam starts filling.

Government had to chip in and supply water pumps as well as helping fund the cash-strapped council’s project of pumping water from Amapongobwe Dam.

Council spokesperson Ms Vimbai Chingwaramusee yesterday said the two extra water pumps were now functional at Amapongobwe and mechanical work was in progress to enhance the pumping capacity of the newly-installed pumps.
“As for the mechanical installations, electricians are finalising installations and we hope there will be an improvement from the current 20 megalitres a day.

“The installation of raw water pumps will increase raw water supply capacity to plus or minus 60 megalitres a day.
However treated water pumped to the city is at plus or minus 20 megalitres a day since only three of the nine pumps (for treated water) are functioning,” she said.

All the coming events in and around Gweru
A list of businesses operating in Gweru