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  1. Further Water Investment for Windhoek to Reduce Reliance on NamWater

    7 Nov 2017- 07:20 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian The City of Windhoek has revealed plans to improve water collection efficiency through the construction of a N$1.1 billion water reclamation plant as a redress for its reliance on NamWater. Acc ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2017 - 07:20

  2. Namibia Launches International Appeal for Drought Relief

    8 Nov 2016- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia The Namibian government has issued a fresh international appeal for assistance to deal with persistent drought in the country, which has left 730,000 people, most of them rural residents, in n ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/08/2016 - 11:43

  3. Windhoek Residents Not Saving Enough Water: City Officials

    27 Oct 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Residents in the Namibian capital, Windhoek, did not do enough to curb water use in October, city officials warned last week. "As residents, we need to put more efforts into water saving ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/27/2016 - 10:53

  4. Namibia to Appoint Water Marshals at Public Institutions

    20 Oct 2016- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Namibia will appoint water marshals at public institutions to detect and repair leaks and provide support for the newly announced national water-saving campaign, according to acting Permanent ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/20/2016 - 06:52

  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 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Africa Drought Conference Will Adopt Windhoek Declaration

    19 Aug 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia The inaugural African Drought Conference will today adopt the Windhoek Declaration on Drought Resilience in Africa. Namibian President Hage Geingob on August 19th paid tribute to the achievem ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/22/2016 - 10:20

  10. Focus on Preparedness as Africa Drought Conference Convenes

    17 Aug 2016- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA Drought preparedness should be an integral part of African governments' programs, according to several speakers at the opening of the first African drought conference in Windhoek, Namibi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/17/2016 - 09:31

  11. Namibia to Host Next Month's Africa Drought Conference

    25 Jul 2016- 09:51 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian With southern Africa still in the grip of the worst drought in 35 years caused by the El Niño weather phenomenon, some 600 delegates from the continent are expected in Namibia next month for t ...

    Local Press Report - 07/25/2016 - 09:51

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. Namibia Appeals for Help With Drought

    18 Jul 2016- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Namibia has appealed to the international community for assistance following President Hage Geingob’s declaration last month of a state of emergency due to drought. Prime Minister Saara Kuugo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 10:30

  15. 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

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