Botswana: Franclstown Water Supply Under Stress

19 Mar 2007 by Local Press Report

— The water supply system in Francistown is under strain, and infrastructure will have to be upgraded if the growing demand for water is to be met. The town needs an average of 28 million liters of water per day, but the Water Utilities Corporation is only able to supply 24 million liters per day, Water Utilities Corporation services director Abednico Khumalo said. Khumalo blamed increasing demand, drought, and poor infrastructure for the shortfall. At a Water Utilities Corporation seminar, he warned that the corporation's lower Shashe and North South Water Carrier projects cannot be delayed...

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