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  1. Namibia: China-Funded Desal Plant Decision Criticized

    18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK Windhoek Observer In a shock move which is likely to worsen the central region’s water woes, government has opted to construction its own desalination plant using proceeds from the N$10 billion that it has ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2018 - 08:07

  2. Namibia-Botswana Desal Plant Still on Track

    7 Feb 2018- 10:00 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK New Era Namibia The initial plans to jointly set up a multi-billion-dollar pipeline that will draw water from the Atlantic Ocean and be shared as desalinated water by Namibia and Botswana is still on the ca ...

    Local Press Report - 02/07/2018 - 10:00

  3. Namibia to Use Renewable Energy Technology for Rural Groundwater Purification

    19 Oct 2017- 07:16 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK Xinhuanet News Namibia is to pilot a project for the treatment of poor quality local groundwater to a level that complies with the national standards for drinking water, using sun and wind energy to power ...

    Local Press Report - 10/19/2017 - 07:16

  4. Namibia in Talks With KfW to Finance Desalination Plant Study

    18 Nov 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia The Namibian government is holding talks with German development bank KfW on financing the feasibility study for construction of a desalination plant in the Erongo region. The study is expect ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2016 - 11:17

  5. Water Restrictions to Continue in Windhoek

    10 Oct 2016- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Residents of the Namibian capital, Windhoek, will still face water restrictions even though municipal authorities are moving forward with a project to tap the Windhoek Aquifer, city spokesman ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2016 - 08:26

  6. Namibia Trains Water Experts

    9 Sep 2016- 12:19 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian Prompted by the lack of local expertise, the agriculture ministry will train about 20 Namibians annually to address skills shortages in the water management sector. The students will be enrolle ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2016 - 12:19

  7. Agriculture Minister Confirms No Desal Purchase from Areva

    8 Sep 2016- 08:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia The Namibian government has decided not to purchase a desalination plant owned by French uranium miner Areva due to the high asking price of $211 million USD, Agriculture Minister John Mutorwa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2016 - 20:54

  8. Windhoek Turns to Boreholes to Avert Water Crisis

    22 Jul 2016- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Authorities in the Namibian capital, Windhoek, have identified 48 boreholes that can be used as a short-term solution if supply dams in the region run dry, city spokesperson Joshua Amukugo sa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2016 - 09:57

  9. Namibian Government Rejects Areva’s Asking Price for Desal Plant

    19 Jul 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia The Namibian government has rejected uranium miner Areva’s asking price of $200 million USD for its 26-million-cubic-meter-per-day Erongo Desalination Plant. Areva had offered to sell the pla ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/19/2016 - 10:15

  10. Windhoek Residents Face Disconnections for Excessive Consumption

    13 Jul 2016- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Some 3,800 households in the Namibian capital, Windhoek, may have their water supply disconnected for excessive consumption. George Esterhuizen, strategic executive finance officer for the ci ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/13/2016 - 09:58

  11. Okavango River Pipeline a Better Option Than Desalination for Central Namibia: Engineer

    24 Jun 2016- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Building a pipeline to divert water from the Okavango River to supply dry areas in central Namibia is a better option than desalination plants, according to Kuiri Tjipangandjara, engineering ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/24/2016 - 11:22

  12. Namibia Needs $1.6 Billion to Relieve Water Shortages: President

    8 Jun 2016- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Namibia will need to invest at least $1.6 billion USD to alleviate the “scary” water shortages throughout the country, President Hage Geingob said this week. However, the State House said that ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/08/2016 - 10:27

  13. Coca-Cola Namibia to Halt Some Product Lines Due to Water Shortages in Windhoek

    11 May 2016- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia The Coca-Cola Namibia Bottling Company announced this week that it would stop producing canned products at its Windhoek facility due to the ongoing severe water shortages in the central part ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/11/2016 - 11:18

  14. Namibian Mining Company Pushes for Desalination Plant

    2 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Namibia’s leading mining company, Rössing Uranium, a subsidiary of British-Australian Rio Tinto Group, said last week that it remains committed to constructing a desalination plant in the wate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/02/2016 - 10:15

  15. NamWater Plans to Pump Water From Kombat to Central Areas

    19 Feb 2016- 09:46 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK New Era NamWater has revealed a plan to pump water from Kombat to avert a water crisis in the central areas because of a paucity of inflows into the supply dams. Access Innovation, Infrastructure & Tec ...

    Local Press Report - 02/19/2016 - 09:50

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