Parameter

Sondu-miriu

Simiyu-Duma

Population density (personkm-2)

220 ± 148

50 ± 26

Rain (mm y-1)

1415

804

Sediment transport capacity index

0.14

0.06

Slope

2.3

0.5

Table 3: Catchment Characteristics of Sondu-miriu and Simiyu-Duma rivers.