Construction of the dam began in 2012 before the contractor, China Water and Electric Corporation stopped operations in 2013.
The recent availing of US$5 million has however seen the resumption of operations at the dam and the money is expected to be exhausted in less than a month.
ZINWA Design and Construction Manager, Engineer Taurayi Maurikira said this year alone US$37 million has been availed for outstanding work.
The Gwayi Shangani project, expected to ease Bulawayo's water problems, is a major component of the Matabeleland Zambezi national water project and will be the country's third largest water reservoir after Tokwe Mukosi and Lake Mutirikwi.
Currently, US$110 million is required to complete construction of the dam.
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