Namibia Will Name Private Investor to Build Nation's Second Desal Plant

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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 of the water-treatment plant adjacent to Areva’s is expected to start in 2014, Nehemiah Abraham, under-secretary for water and forestry in the ministry of agriculture, wa