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  • 15 Jan 2019- 07:12 by Local Press Report HARARE Newsdze Zimbabwe Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, could run out of water by 2045 as the city's main water reservoir a serious situation threat, said a professor of environmental studies at the University of Zimbabwe Christopher Magadza. With
  • 20 Oct 2018- 09:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe’s urban local authorities require almost $2.5 Billion USD investment to ease water woes, according to the country’s Town Clerks Forum chairperson and Chitungwiza Municipality town clerk Mr George Makunde. Aging water and sewer
  • 11 Sep 2018- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe has declared a cholera emergency in the country’s capital Harare. The death toll from the disease has risen to 20 and another 2,000 people are infected, Health Minister Obadiah Moyo said September 11. A previous cholera
  • 11 Jun 2018- 08:45 by Local Press Report HARARE The Sunday Mail Zimbabwe requires about US$8 billion to construct 37 major water infrastructure facilities, including dams and water purification structures to meet the increasing demands of the growing urban population. Apart from household
  • 1 May 2018- 09:09 by Local Press Report HARARE The Herald The Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) has mobilised resources to improve its visibility at the dams and in farming areas with a view to improve compliance by water users and also to maintain dam safety. ZINWA’s intention is to
  • 28 Mar 2018- 09:07 by Local Press Report HARARE News Day Zimbabwe Local government minister July Moyo has disclosed that more than 5 000km of Harare’s water pipes were obsolete, causing the city to lose about 60% of its treated water through leakages. Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology
  • 22 Jan 2018- 09:29 by Local Press Report HARARE Nehanda Radio Harare City Council has said it requires $650 million for the rehabilitation of the city’s water distribution network. Director of water and acting town clerk Hosea Chisango said the network was in bad shape as most of the pipes were
  • 13 Nov 2017- 08:53 by Local Press Report HARARE Bulawayo24 News Harare City Council has increased water treatment chemical quantities to improve water quality amid residents' complaints of "dirty" water. The local authority's water director, Engineer Hosiah Chisango, attributed
  • 19 Sep 2016- 08:57 by Local Press Report HARARE New Zimbabwe The government has summoned Harare City Council to explain why the local authority is distributing contaminated water to residents, a senior civil servant has confirmed. Harare has long denied pumping out contaminated water despite
  • 26 Aug 2016- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Harare City Council is assessing the effectiveness of its pilot pre-paid water meter program, and plans a full roll out in other areas after this fall. "I am happy to say we are having a very successful pilot project of the pre
  • 1 Jun 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) has been urging farmers to take advantage of reduced water tariffs included in the country’s 2016 national budget, but the farmers say they are unable to do so because high power tariffs make
  • 25 Apr 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Harare will begin installing controversial prepaid water meters in 2,000 households in selected areas on May 16th, and will roll out the program city-wide next November, according to officials. “We have identified five contractors for
  • 18 Feb 2016- 08:34 by Local Press Report HARARE The Herald Over 30 000 Harare properties are not on the city database, depriving the council of millions of dollars in potential revenue. The property owners have reportedly illegally connected themselves to piped council water. Access Corporate Risk
  • 28 Jan 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Zimbabwean government is finalizing plans to unbundle the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) to create a commercial entity for generation and supply of water and an independent regulator to oversee the sector. State media
  • 2 Oct 2015- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced a $16 million USD grant to boost water and sanitation programs in Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, and four surrounding localities-- Chitungwiza, Ruwa, Epworth and Norton. The financing, to be

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