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  • 8 Feb 2021- 13:02 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK Namibian The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has urged the Namibian government not to approve additional environmental impact assessments (EIAs) around Reconnaissance Energy Africa's exploration of the Okavango Basin until a holistic strategic
  • 18 Nov 2018- 14:04 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK Windhoek Observer The Namibia Water Corporation (NamWater) is eyeing to acquire the Orano Resources-owned, Orano Desalination Plant from Areva, it emerged this week. The company this week called for bids from companies to submit proposals for
  • 22 Sep 2015- 11:32 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian Simonis Storm Securities says the economic consequences of water shortages in Windhoek will have spill-over effects and affect economic activity across the country, severely impacting water-dependent and water-intensive industries and
  • 9 Jul 2015- 10:00 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian This week, council agreed that pollution in the area where underground water reservoirs are located could be “life threatening to the residents of Windhoek”. To contain this potential threat, the municipality is appealing to the ministry
  • 31 Oct 2013- 09:42 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK New Era The Namibian government will make 'mega-investments' in water infrastructure over the years to come, said Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, John Mutorwa. Namibia will require almost N$4 billion over the next five years
  • 26 Aug 2013- 09:55 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK Bloomberg Businessweek Namibia will name a private investor to help build the second desalination plant in the nation, a 1.5 billion-Namibian-dollar ($145 million) project to replace water supplied by Areva SA (AREVA) for uranium mines. Construction
  • 18 Oct 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian Aqua Services & Engineering completed refurbishment of the Old Goreangab Water Reclamation Plant. The plant produces semipurified water to be used in irrigation of Windhoek's parks, gardens, sports facilities and for other
  • 14 Jun 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK The Namibian Increasing mining activity, population growth and climate change are expected to affect Namibian water resources, according to a new report. The report — "Not Coming Up Dry: Regulating the Use of Namibia's Scarce
  • 16 Feb 2009- 13:46 by Local Press Report NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK The Namibian NamWater plans to have a second desalination plant operating north of Swakopmund within the next two years. Completion of the 25 million cubic meter desalination project depends on the water supply agreement with uranium mines
  • 14 Apr 2008- 10:09 by Local Press Report NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK The Namibian — A case has been filed in Namibia's High Court over a government decision to grant water abstraction permits to the Valencia Uranium Mine near Usakos in the Erongo region. The court case was filed by Namib Plains Farming
  • 10 Sep 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK Namibia Economist — Uranium mining company UraMin and the Namibia Water Corporation (NamWater) are developing a desalination plant at Trekkopje at an estimated cost of $142 million USD, according to NamWater CEO Vaino Shivute. The plant
  • 3 Sep 2007- 00:11 by Local Press Report NAMIBIA, WINDHOEK The Namibian — The proposed site for a new desalination plant near Wlotzkasbaken has gotten a favorable assessment. The project faced little opposition at a recent public information hearing on the plant, which would supply water for the