Water in Namibia

  • Construction at Neckartal Dam on course

    NAMIBIA, 2014/12/10 Construction at the Neckartal Dam in Namibia is on course and expected to be completed within the scheduled time frame of 36 months, according to Fabrizio Lazzarin Salini SpA project manager. Speaking to the Namibian Daily Newspaper Lazzarin said the setting up of a roller-compacted concrete (RCC) plant is expected to be completed by March next year. He added that excavation for the construction of the right and left flank dam walls are well on track.
  • In Namibia water is a scarce resource,

    NAMIBIA, 2013/07/23 In Namibia water is a scarce resource, and local sources can't meet the growing request. The Dry Toilet Solutions offer an ecological and economical alternative - different innovative systems are helping to save water and money. Otji-Toilet produces toilets using ecological material to maintain ecological equilibrium by using clay to build toilets for dry sanitation, from presently on offering modern convenience. It works on the concept of separating solids and liquids. The toilets are designed with a Urine Diversion Toilet Bowl which catches urine as any minute at this time as it touches the inner wall of the toilet bowl and guides the liquid into a channel which run into an underground ‘French drain’, set apart from the toilet structure.
  • Africa : Universal Access to Water and Sanitation

    BOTSWANA, 2013/04/02 Access to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation is a universal human right and central to human wellbeing and development. From presently on 780 million people still receive drinking water from unimproved sources and 2.5 billion people continue to live without access to improved sanitation facilities. IDS' work on water and sanitation has been looking at what additional needs to be done, particularly through a new set of post 2015 development goals, to ensure that this right is enjoyed by amount.