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Runde River

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Runde River

The Runde River (formerly Lundi River) is a river in southeastern Zimbabwe. It is a tributary of the Save River and its major tributaries include the Ngezi River, Tokwe River, Mutirikwe River and Chiredzi River.

The lower Runde River is an ephemeral sand river system, with permanent pools forming during the dry season.[1] The river has generally low levels of pollution.[2] The floodplain at the confluence with the Save River is an important wetland.[3]


  1. ^ Barson, Maxwell; Rodney Bray; Frans Ollevier; Tine Huyse (2008). "Taxonomy and faunistics of the Helminth parasites of Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822), and Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852) from temporary pans and pools in the Save-Runde River Floodplain, Zimbabwe". Comparative Parasitology 75: 228–240.  
  2. ^ Tafangenyasha, Clifford; Lawrence T. Dube (2008). "An Investigation of the Impacts of Agricultural Runoff on the Water Quality and Aquatic Organisms in a Lowveld Sand River System in Southeast Zimbabwe". Water Resources Management 22: 119–130.  
  3. ^ Chiuta, Tabeth (1994). "Wetlands in Zimbabwe: an overview". In Tabeth Chiuta and Simon Carter. Wetlands ecology and priorities for conservation in Zimbabwe: proceedings of a seminar on wetlands ecology and priorities for conservation in Zimbabwe.  

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