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Malawi: Public water utility provider Posts US$60 million loss in its water provision operations.

Our Reporter in Malawi June 20, 2011 One of the three Malawi’s public water utility providers, the Northern Region Water Board has posted US$60 million loss in its water provision operations, government authorities have revealed. The authorities attribute the loss to poor management of water resources such as failure to repair broken pipes and leakage […]

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Volta Basin: Phase Two of Challenge Programme on Water and Food Launched

Ama Kudom-Agyemang June 3, 2011 Experts on water and food production in the dry areas of Ghana and Burkina Faso and representatives of Development Partners, have noted the importance of small reservoirs in serving multiple purposes including domestic water supply, livestock, small scale irrigation, and limited aquaculture for communities. Such reservoirs are common property resources […]

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Zambia: Government Injects 8 Million USD in Water Supply and Sanitation Services

By Michael Malakata 24th May 2011 After years of poor water supply and sanitation services due to dilapidated infrastructure, government funded water supply rehabilitation projects are expected to improve water supply and sanitation services around the country. The Zambian government has released over 8 million USD to various water companies around the country to improve […]

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Rain Water – a Valuable Resource

By Gasirigwa Sengiyumva 17th May 2011 Tanzania, It is early in the morning and it is raining. Latifa Ally is busy collecting water as it falls from the roof of her boss’s house. There are buckets everywhere as she does not wish to miss this valuable resource. She seems to be enjoying whatever she is […]

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Transitional Arrangement for Management of Ghana’s Urban Water Favoured after End of Current Contract

Ama Kudom-Agyemang 13th May, 2011 GHANA, In less than 60 days from today, technically on the 6th of June 2011, the current management contract for the delivery of urban water in Ghana will expire. In November 2005, the government of Ghana initiated a five year “Management Contract,” between the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) and […]