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  1. New Bulawayo Water Restrictions; President Intervenes

    18 May 2020- 07:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat Harare, Zimbabwe The President of Zimbabwe has intervened in the water shortage crisis engulfing the country’s second city of Bulawayo. Emmerson Mnangagwa said last week that the water problems must be addressed ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:22

  2. Harare City Council Tries to Sell Residents on Pre-paid Meter Plan

    11 Dec 2015- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Harare City Council is moving forward with plans to install pre-paid water meters, allocating $31,000 USD for an awareness campaign and local consultations to try to win residents over to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/11/2015 - 10:50

  3. AfDB Approves $35 million USD for Bulawayo Water Upgrades

    10 Dec 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe The African Development Bank (AfDB) this week approved a $35 million USD loan to finance water supply and sewerage system upgrades in Zimbabwe’s second largest city. The funds will support i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/10/2015 - 10:30

  4. Bulawayo City Council Bows to Public Pressure on Pre-Paid Water Meters

    7 Dec 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe The Bulawayo City Council has scrapped a controversial pilot project to install pre-paid water meters in the Cowdray Park suburb, opting instead to offer residents regular water meters, and o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/07/2015 - 10:04

  5. Bulawayo Launches Water Disconnection Campaign

    22 Oct 2015- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe The Bulawayo City Council this week announced a major water disconnection campaign aimed at recovering $100 million USD in past-due bills. "The City of Bulawayo is embarking on the wate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/06/2015 - 16:09

  6. Bulawayo Moving Forward With Pre-Paid Meter Project: Mayor

    13 Jul 2015- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe Plans to install pre-paid water meters in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe’s second-largest city, are at an advanced stage, with tenders invitations already issued for the devices, according to the city’s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/13/2015 - 23:49

  7. Harare Residents, NGOs Campaign Against Pre-Paid Water Meters

    16 Apr 2015- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Combined Harare Residents’ Association (CHRA), along with other social organizations, has launched a campaign opposing the City Council’s plan to install pre-paid water meters in the capit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/16/2015 - 10:38

  8. Bulawayo Auctions Off Customers’ Property to Recover Debts

    28 Jan 2015- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe The city of Bulawayo has begun seizing and auctioning off movable property belonging to customers who have defaulted on their water bills. The move is part of the Bulawayo City Council’s eff ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/28/2015 - 10:27

  9. Bulawayo Residents Protest Prepaid Water Meters

    17 Nov 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe “We did not mandate the BCC (Bulawayo City Council) to impose a prepaid water system,” residents of Zimbabwe’s second largest city chanted during a protest on November 14th against plans to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2014 - 11:18

  10. Zimbabwean City Facing Water Crisis

    2 Sep 2014- 09:49 by Local Press Report BULAWAYO New Zimbabwe Zimbabwe's second biggest city of Bulawayo is experiencing a serious water crisis that has seen some residents go without the precious liquid since Thursday. The Bulawayo City Council has ...

    Local Press Report - 09/02/2014 - 09:49

  11. Bulawayo Requests $13 Million for Water Purification

    8 May 2014- 10:03 by Local Press Report BULAWAYO The Herald Bulawayo City Council has written to Government seeking borrowing powers to raise $13.3 million from financial institutions to purify rivers that are spilling raw sewage and hazardous effluent in ...

    Local Press Report - 05/08/2014 - 10:03

  12. Bulawayo Refuses to Erase ZINWA's Debt

    7 May 2014- 10:07 by Local Press Report BULAWAYO New Zimbabwe Bulawayo City Council has turned down a request by the Zimbabwe National Water Authority to write off a debt of $600,000 saying this would compromise its cash flow. "By acceding to ZINWA&# ...

    Local Press Report - 05/07/2014 - 10:07

  13. Water Rationing to Continue in Zimbabwe City

    8 Jan 2014- 10:03 by Local Press Report BULAWAYO SW Radio Africa Demand for water in Bulawayo continues to outstrip supply with the city currently receiving just a fraction of its estimated daily requirements. The city has longstanding water restriction m ...

    Local Press Report - 01/08/2014 - 10:03

  14. Bulawayo Needs to Look at More Water Options: Official

    11 Oct 2013- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe’s second largest city, Bulawayo, needs to look for more water solutions, rather than only focusing on the traditional options that have been explored for years, an official told OOS ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/11/2013 - 10:12

  15. Zimbabwe Water Crisis to Worsen

    20 Sep 2013- 10:00 by Local Press Report HARARA Financial Gazette The water situation in Bulawayo and Gweru is set to worsen following the decommissioning last Thursday of one of the supply dams for the second city and the drastic decline in water levels ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2013 - 10:00