WARMA through it's catchment officers monitors the water levels in Zambia and collects Hydrological Information. This can help the authority to fulfil its mandate and manage Zambia's waters. Some of the results affecting importand rivers in the country are shown below.
Water Level updates
This station is located about 70km upstream of Itezhi tezhi dam. The volume of Water measured at Hook Bridge can be considered to be inflows going into the dam since there is no major tributary between the gauge station and the dam.Daily flows
Flows on the Kafue River at Hook Bridge have been rising steadily due to rainfall received around the area. There has been an increase in flows observed in the week under review. The flow observed on 09th January 2018 is 279.365m3/s, while the flow observed last year on the same date was 167.113m3/s
This station is located about 80 Km from Mpongwe district on the Copperbelt. It captures what is coming from Kitwe District, Luanshya District and the contribution of Lumfwanyama sub-catchment on the Copperbelt Province.
Flows on the Kafue River at Machiya are rising steadily. It can be noticed that flows will continue rising as the rains continue. The flow observed on 08th January 2018 is 177.959m3/s, while the flow observed last year on the same date was 82.861m3/s
This station is located about 3 Km downstream Chongwe weir in Chongwe District Lusaka Province.
Flows on the Chongwe River at Chongwe Bridge are going down. It can be noticed that there is a decrease in flows because there have been no rains received around the area. The flow observed on 07th January 2018 is 4.258 m3/s, while the flow observed last year on the same date was 1.991m3/s
Flood Situation 2017
Ground Water Level Monitoring trends
Groundwater trends in the observed Lusaka’s city Airport and National Institute Scientific Research (NISIR) area. This trend is observed in many other monitoring areas around Lusaka