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  1. 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

  2. Namibia Announced First Water Advisory Council Members

    23 Sep 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Namibian Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, John Mutorwa this week announced nine of the 11 members of the country’s first ever Water Advisory Council. The council members appointed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2016 - 10:37

  3. Namibia Water Minister: Erongo, Otjozondjupa Water Situation Dire

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK All Africa Water minister John Mutorwa and a delegation from NamWater and the directorate of water resources management undertook site inspections of some water facilities in the Otjozondjupa and Erongo re ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  4. Businesses in Windhoek Warned Over Severe Water Shortages

    19 Sep 2016- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia An Windhoek official is warning businesses operating in the Namibian capital that water shortages in the city were more severe than initially reported. Pierre van Rensburg, head of the Depart ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/19/2016 - 08:57

  5. 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

  6. Namibia Dairies Saves 40 percent in Operations

    31 Aug 2016- 05:21 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK New Era In light of the current water crisis, Namibia Dairies (ND) has pledged its commitment to assist the City of Windhoek and other role players by ensuring effective measures are in place for the busin ...

    Local Press Report - 08/31/2016 - 10:21

  7. Namibia Desal Project: Appeal Succeeds

    25 Aug 2016- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Namibia’s leading mining company, Rössing Uranium, a subsidiary of British-Australian Rio Tinto Group has won an appeal to build a coastal water desalination plant. The company this week rece ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/25/2016 - 10:54

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. Namibia Moves Closer to Acquiring Areva Desalination Plant

    29 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia After a year of negotiation, the Namibian government is taking the final steps toward acquiring a desalination plant built by French nuclear energy giant Areva, an official said this week. Mi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2015 - 10:02

  13. Windhoek Water Crisis Will Hit Companies in Namibia

    22 Sep 2015- 11:32 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian Simonis Storm Securities says the economic consequences of water shortages in Windhoek will have spill-over effects and affect economic activity across the country, severely impacting water-de ...

    Local Press Report - 09/22/2015 - 11:32

  14. Technology Can Go a Long Way Toward Reducing Water Scarcity: World Bank Panel

    17 Apr 2015- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Technological solutions such as desalination, wastewater reuse and rainwater harvesting can go a long way to alleviate water shortages around the world, according to experts parti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/17/2015 - 11:16

  15. Italian Firm Seeks Compensation From Namibian Government Over Dam Project Delays

    20 Jan 2015- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Italian construction firm Salini Impregilo is reportedly asking for an extra $51.5 million USD in compensation from the Namibian government for the $249 million USD Neckartal Dam project. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2015 - 13:23

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