Academic paper exploring managed floods in Kafue Flats, Zambia.
Restoring the Kafue Flats: A Partnership Approach to Environmental Flows in Zambia
BY P. SCHELLE AND J. PITTOCK | 31 MAY 2016
The establishment of environmental flows and the management of flood releases from existing dams is a complicated process involving numerous stakeholders. Whilst the benefits of environmental flows have been demonstrated in many parts of the world, there is much less experience with managed flood releases from reservoirs. In this paper, we will present the experience of a WWF sponsored project in Zambia aimed at restoring floods in the Kafue Flats.