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Catchment Climate Characteristics

2019-01-09 23:29:06  |  Posted by admin  |  Filed under main content | Members Download only

The Climatic trends of the catchment are such that, the rainfall regime averages as 750mm with highest record of 1,160mm and 450mm as lowest rainfall recorded per annum. Monthly temperatures range between 26 and 16 Degree Celsius, thus;( Jan, 22.3, Feb, 21.6, Mar, 21.2, Apr, 20.4, May, 18.4, Jun, 16.4, Jul, 16.2, Aug, 19.3, Sep, 23.5, Oct, 25.8, Nov, 26.0, Dec, 23.8). The Catchment's relative humidity and wind speed are approximated between 82% in February, 31% in September and 4.39m/s in September, 2.17m/s in the month of February respectively for the period of 37 years. Potential Evapotranspiration for the Upper Kaleya Sub-Basins ranges from 185.0 mm and 330.4mm for maximum... Read More

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Mapped Water Infrastructure

2019-01-02 09:10:49  |  Posted by admin  |  Filed under main content | Members Download only

The Upper Kaleya Sub-Catchment has several water infrastructure which include weirs, storage reservoirs, Earth reservoirs. The Reservoirs are mainly used for Irrigation and live stock activities. Much of the water infrastructure based on the rapid water assessment studies conducted show that a number of hydraulic structures exist on the middle sub-basin (Avillion Weir Sub-Basin) of the Upper Kaleya Sub-Catchment. According to the water infrastructure mapping field activity, total of 42 water infrastructure were identified and mapped and Bathymetric surveys between during the month of December, 2018 by WARMA Team. Attached are also some of the research findings of the bathymetric survey... Read More

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The Kaleya Sub-Catchment

2019-01-02 08:58:32  |  Posted by admin  |  Filed under main content | Members Download only

The Kaleya Sub-Catchment lies within the lower Kafue Catchment of Zambia; the extent of the sub-catchment is such that it covers two administrative district boundaries of Mazabuka and Chikankata in the Southern Province of Zambia. The total Sub-Catchment area is approximately 872.692Km2 while the main river length is 89.122Km. The Kaleya sub-catchment in hydrological terms can be attributed into two main sub-basin blocks; the upper and the lower sub-basin. The Average Annual Precipitation for the period of 29 year in the Kaleya 750mm.

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