Lake Kyoga is a large shallow lake which is located in Uganda; the lake is estimated with 1,750km2 in area.
Lake Victoria flows through Lake Kyoga on its way from Lake Victoria Lake Albert. The main inflow from Lake Victoria in Nalubaale power station which is located in Jinja. The source of the water is Mount Elgon region which is at the border between Kenya and Uganda.
Lake Kyoga is deep about 5.7 meters, less than 4 meters deep. The areas are less than 3 meters deep which is covered by water lilies, most of the swampy shoreline is covered with papyrus and water hyacinth.
The papyrus forms floating islands; they drift between small permanent islands. The wetlands feed streams and rivers surrounded by the lakes that are nearby lake Kwania .
There are 4 species of fish that are found in Lake Kyoga and crocodiles. The islands have papyrus and water hyacinth mats to become dislodged on lake and to accumulate at the lakes outlet into Victoria Nile.
There human activities in the Lake Kyoga basin, livestock keeping, fishing, cultivation. There are no industrial areas due to lake of power connectivity.