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Khama Assures Shorobe Residents

President Khama IanPresident Khama IanMaun — President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has assured residents of Shorobe in Ngamiland District that water crisis in their village would be addressed.

President Khama was responding to complaints made during a kgotla meeting he addressed thisweek. Some residents had stated that since the Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) took over water supply services from water affairs, the shortage of water in their village became the order of the day.

The President said countrywide, WUC was being accused of failing to provide communities with adequate portable water. He assured the residents that he would take up the issue with the relevant minister and see how best the situation could be improved noting that the need to dig more boreholes or increase bowsing vehicles would be explored also.

President Khama also explained that the decision to relocate all water services to WUC was meant to separate water resources management from water service delivery so that one body (WUC) could be responsible for portable water and waste water services and the other body (water affairs) for water resources and management.

 

                           


            

Current Issue: Africa Water & Sanitation & Hygiene March-April 2017 Vol.12 No.2