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September 2023 Monthly Bulletin PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 02 November 2023 07:16

The hydrological situation during the month of September 2023 was characterized by the continued rise in water levels throughout the Niger River basin with the recording of some significant floods in certain parts of the basin with victims.
During September, the Guinean flood from the upper basin progressed from upstream to downstream.
The filling of the Selingué reservoir in Mali and the Kainji reservoir in Nigeria is in gradual continuation.
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 of Niger Basin Authority. (NBA)
The flow analysis situation was carried out by dividing the basin into three (4) sub-catchments also represented with reference gauging stations as follows: Upper Niger at Koulikoro (Mali), Inland Delta at Dire (Mali), Middle Niger at Niamey (Niger) and Lower Niger at Lokoja (Nigeria)

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