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August 2021 Monthly Bulletin PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 06 October 2021 08:26

The month of August saw an increase in rainfall in all compartments of the Niger basin. As a result, the river's water level rose sharply causing flooding, especially in the lower Niger.
The reservoir filling of Sélingué Dam in Mali and Kainji Dam in Nigeria has started respectively during the second and the third decade of July 2021 respectively.
The data used for the various analyses below came from hydrological observation networks of the National Hydrological Services and Dam Authorities of nine (9) member countries.
The flow analysis situation was carried out by dividing the basin into four (4) sub-catchments also represented with reference gauging stations as follows: Upper Niger at Koulikoro (Mali), Inland Delta at Dire (Mali), Middle Niger in Niamey (Niger) and Lower Niger at Lokoja (Nigeria)

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