Norton Running Dry

By Correspondent Norton boreholes are running dry with intensifying water shortages leading to the provision of the precious liquid through water tankers. The situation has lately become acute such that Council, working with local MP Temba Mliswa, is working with Schweppes Zimbabwe to provide residents with water through tankers. The company has taken to distributing…

Glen View Gets Water Solution

By Correspondent The City of Harare has partnered the UNICEF in rehabilitating its water system in various high density suburbs which have been struggling for water. The two prime areas to benefit under the programme are Glen View and Budiriro both of whom have been perennially fighting a water challenge. At a recent Full Council…

Water Shortages to Get Worse

By Correspondent The majority of local authorities are producing below half of the daily water demand and the water situation is likely to become worse in the coming months according to experts. Community Water Alliance says the water crisis is “now a wicked problem and it requires multi-faceted approaches to resolve the problem”. “Dwindling dam…

US$30M Water Plant Deal Collapses

The US$30 million water treatment plant construction agreement between Norton Town Council and Hydromart, a private firm has collapsed after the firm failed to get funding for the project. The company was supposed to build a 200ML water treatment plant that would have serviced over 20 000 households. The project was supposed to be completed…