ERONGO governor Cleophas Mutjavikua said the regional council through the Erongo water forum wants to acquire the Erongo desalination plant, or erect another plant – Namibia
Erongo, especially the coast, has the least rainfall in Namibia, with the traditional supply from the Omdel and Kuiseb schemes not properly replenished for several years.
Mutjavikua, however, did not elaborate on the terms involved in “acquiring” the N$3 billion dollar plant.
President Hage Geingob’s Harambee Prosperity Plan has plans to build a desalination plant with a capacity of producing 25 million cubic metre per year capacity by the end of 2019.
Having such a plant is a “non-debatable option”, agriculture minister John Mutorwa has said.
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