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  1. Namibia Sets Sights For Water Infrastructure Investment

    19 Jul 2019- 13:15 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK New Era Live NamWater needs N$12.7 billion over the next five years to develop new water schemes and to rehabilitate aging infrastructures in Namibia. This was revealed by the Ministry of Agriculture, Wate ...

    Local Press Report - 07/19/2019 - 13:15

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Only 34 Percent of Namibians Have Access to Improved Sanitation

    5 Feb 2016- 09:35 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK New Era A mammoth task awaits government to improve on sanitation services after it transpired on Tuesday that only 34 percent of the national population of 2.3 million people have access to improved sanita ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2016 - 09:35

  8. Namibia's Anti-Corruption Authorities Use Integrity Management Tool for Water, Sanitation Projects

    13 Nov 2015- 08:56 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian The Anti-Corruption Commission is fighting corruption in local authorities by ensuring projects aimed at providing water and sanitation go ahead, through the use of an integrity management too ...

    Local Press Report - 11/13/2015 - 08:56

  9. Pollution Threatens Windhoek's Water Supply

    9 Jul 2015- 10:00 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian This week, council agreed that pollution in the area where underground water reservoirs are located could be “life threatening to the residents of Windhoek”. To contain this potential threat, t ...

    Local Press Report - 07/09/2015 - 10:00

  10. Theft Causes Shortages in Namibian Community

    8 Jan 2015- 10:49 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian Suspected water theft could be the reason behind dry taps in Groot Aub-- a settlement of more than 5 000-- which is situated about 40 kilometres outside Windhoek. A frustrated Khomas Rural Cons ...

    Local Press Report - 01/08/2015 - 10:50

  11. Namibian Community Left Without Piped Water for Five Months

    7 Jan 2015- 10:30 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK New Era Some residents of Groot Aub, a settlement south of Windhoek, have resorted to hand dug wells in search of water after many community taps stopped working nearly five months ago. The last time water ...

    Local Press Report - 01/07/2015 - 10:30

  12. Namibian Dams Running Dry

    5 Jan 2015- 10:13 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK New Era The possibility of water shortages in Windhoek started off this year, with very little rain recorded as well as severe drop in water levels in the three dams that supply the city, according to the l ...

    Local Press Report - 01/05/2015 - 10:13

  13. Namibian Capital Urges Conservation

    2 Jan 2015- 10:39 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian The City of Windhoek (CoW) has called on residents to reduce their water usage by at least 10% to ease pressure on the city's low water reservoirs. The city's public relations officer ...

    Local Press Report - 01/02/2015 - 10:39

  14. Water Supply Interrupted in Namibian Capital

    18 Sep 2014- 10:30 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK New Era With the temporary shutdown of the new Goreangab water reclamation plant that started yesterday and will continue till Thursday due to maintenance work at the plant, the city is likely to experienc ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2014 - 10:30

  15. Dry Toilets Unpopular With Namibians

    22 Aug 2014- 07:38 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian The government's plan to construct over 6 500 dry pit-latrine toilets across the country has been greeted with little appreciation from rural community members who stand to benefit, calli ...

    Local Press Report - 08/22/2014 - 07:38

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