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The Bulawayo City Council has decommissioned Lower Ncema dam after it reached 6,49% water level, bringing to three the number of decommissioned dams, a development which has worsened the water situation in the city which will see the local authority extending the water rationing to 144 hours out a possible 168 hours per week ...
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It is day two of the 21-day lockdown, around 5am and it is supposed to be quiet, with everyone at home, observing the lockdown.  Do you have a ...
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An acute water crisis has hit the city of Gweru, with various suburbs going for 10 days without regular supplies, and residents now fear an outbreak of diarrhoeal diseases. ...
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WATER is life, so goes the old adage. Its scarcity spells doom. So it goes without saying that government should consider water provision as one of its top priorities. ...
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FARMERS have expressed reservations over the effectiveness of the government-initiated land audits in resolving land ownership disputes across the country. ...
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REDCLIFF municipality might soon have its water supplies cut after its debt to Kwekwe City Council ballooned to $6 million. ...
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CHIPINGE Town Council has become the first small urban area outside the big four cities to tender for the controversial “smart pre-paid water meters”. ...
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HARARE City Council has once again defended the quality of its “greenish and foul-smelling” water, saying it was fit for human consumption and met international standards. ...
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Hundreds of residents in the high density suburbs of Mbizo and Amaveni spent the weekend without water after unpaid council workers went around closing water taps. ...
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ENVIRONMENT, Water and Climate minister Saviour Kasukuwere on Thursday told Senate that 60% of Harare’s water is lost through leakages. ...
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DESPITE supply dams being at almost full capacity, Gweru continues to face water problems as a result of ageing pumps, a local councillor has said. ...
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Could it be possible that if women in Africa had access to water, it could save them from undergoing the harmful practice of female genital mutilation (FGM)? ...
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LAWYERS have challenged the government to provide safe drinking water to the country’s citizens or face legal action as access to potable water is a basic human right. ...
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THE State Procurement Board must probe irregularities involving overpricing by the Harare City Council on the $144 million Chinese loan for the overhaul of Morton Jaffray Waterworks. ...
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ABOUT two weeks ago, NewsDay reported that water in and around Harare is contaminated and not fit for human consumption, something that was confirmed through research ...
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BULAWAYO City Council’s water supply dams are currently 78,44% full with daily consumption averaging about 100 000 cubic meters. ...
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WATER is a basic human right, not a luxury or a privilege. The precious liquid is vital for human survival as well as for fauna and flora. Do ...
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National News
BULAWAYO residents have welcomed the city council’s move to lift water rationing with immediate effect following significant inflows into the six supply dams. ...
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National News
THE introduction of prepaid meters for basic utilities such as electricity and water will sink poor households deeper into poverty as they may not be able to pay cash upfront. ...
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average of $6 million monthly as the local authority is also losing huge quantities of treated water through leakages. ...
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The current water crisis bedevilling Harare has resulted in some Chitungwiza residents queueing for the scarce commodity in the middle of the night. ...
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Bulawayo City Council has temporarily suspended water-shedding in the city to facilitate smooth service delivery during the week-long ZITF, which kicks off today. ...
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Drinking chemical rich tap water has been linked to an increase in the occurrence of various food allergies in children and adults. The use of environmental pesticides and purifying chemicals is a growing health concern. ...
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THE government last week dispersed $300 000 for the rehabilitation, repair and flushing of boreholes in all the 25 wards of Matobo district. ...
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ZANU PF MP Simbaneuta Mudarikwa has called on the government to urgently intervene and regulate the price of bottled mineral water. ...
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