Namibia: New Desalination Plant Site Gets Thumbs Up

3 Sep 2007 by Local Press Report

— 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 Trekkopje Uranium project and increase the water supply to the Erongo region. It is expected to provide 20 million cubic meters of water per year to the mine initially. Its capacity could go up to 45 million cubic meters per year, at which point it could supply water for nearby residents and perhaps other mines in the region, according to Alex du Plessis of South Africa's Turgis Consulting, which conducted the assessment for the desalination project...

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