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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 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  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. 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

  7. 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

  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. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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