In a statement, officials at the Zinwa Gwayi Catchment area offices said they had noted that some adults and minor children were swimming at the spillway, risking their lives.
“There are some minors as well as adults who are engaged in swimming at the spillway of the dam,” the statement read.
“Some are even going up the spillway wall and jump into the spillway stilling basin. There is a high risk of drowning and serious injury.
“Also, be advised that the spillway is a no-go zone for all unauthorised people.”