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 requested from China.
The long-term move, which is unlikely to bring the much-needed relief to the existing water woes faced by the central region which has started using boreholes as supply dams run dry, is expected to drag further

Rössing desalination plans grind to a halt

Rössing Uranium’s plans to build a N$200 million desalination plant at the coast has hit another snag after the Rio Tinto-owned business announced this week that Government has been dragging its feet in issuing the miner with the required water permits.

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