Sewage System on Verge of Collapse in Namibia

20 Jun 2014 by Local Press Report

The sewerage system at Kalkrand in the Hardap Region is nearing collapse, leading to fears of an outbreak of water-borne diseases. The CEO of Kalkrand, Seth Boois, told New Era that efforts by the village council to maintain the system have failed and unless there is intervention from government to replace the system speedily, the people of Kalkrand, particularly schoolchildren, would suffer immensely. Boois said the reticulated vacuum system was breaking down in other villages as well. "Gibeon is currently replacing its reticulation system and Kalkrand must follow suit. The consequences of failing to do this will be too ghastly to contemplate," he said...

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