MASVINGO – Government has released RTGS$3,4m to revive Chombwe Irrigation Scheme in Chivi that lied dormant for 18 years.
The Minister of State for Masvingo, Ezra Chadzamira said this during a tour of the dam two weeks ago.
Speaking at the same occasion, Chivi RDC chief executive officer, Tariro Matavire said when full, Chombwe Dam can support five wards in Chivi with water.
“Government pledged RTGS$6m for the project and so far, RTGS$3,4m has been released and work to renovate leaking tanks, replacing old and damaged pipes and rebuilding the fence around the dam and the other infrastructure has started.
“The dam can supply five wards in Chivi North and Central,” Matavire said. https://masvingomirror.com