Location and capacity
Gwenoro dam is located on the Runde River, 35 kilometres south-east of Gweru and has a capacity of 29 thousand mega litres
Year of construction and purpose
It was constructed in 1958 and it is the main source of water for the City of Gweru. Gwenoro dam also supplies water to several irrigation farmers.
Gwenoro dam has a rock and earth fill embankment built on solid rock. The length of the spillway is 126 meters. The dam has 850 mm thick intake tower walls and an octagonal tower house with five 250 mm concrete walls. It also has a partially cast column at the centre of the footbridge.