It has an effective capacity of 345 000 mega litres.
The construction started in 1985 and it was completed in 1988
Mazvikadei Dam is usedfor irrigation, mining and agricultural purposes.
Dam type: It is an Earth fill dam type of dam. It has adrop inlet and Tunnel type of spillway with a discharge capacity of 411m3 per second. The dam has got a provision for electricity generation.
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It is situated about 130 km from Harare. It is accessed through the Harare- Chirundu highway where one turn left off the highway in Banket into the Mazvikadei road. It is about 30km from Banket Town.