SA GOVT. SAYS MOST DAMS AT FULL CAPACITY, NEEDS INFRASTRUCTURE RE-INVESTMENT

SA GOVT. SAYS MOST DAMS AT FULL CAPACITY, NEEDS INFRASTRUCTURE RE-INVESTMENT

While various measures are being implemented to ensure a sustainable and reliable supply of water, the government has appealed to consumers to reduce demand and priorities paying their water bills to ensure that money is re-invested in infrastructure. Briefing media in Pretoria Water and Sanitation Minister Senzo Mchunu, aid South Africa is considered to be one of the top 30 driest and water-scarce countries in the world and that water sources are mainly supported by…

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TUNISIA DAMS REACHED 49% FILLING STAGE

TUNISIA DAMS REACHED 49% FILLING STAGE

Tunisia Government needs to start making plans to solve the incoming dam filling challenge in the nation. So far, the fill rate of Tunisian dams has reached nearly 49%, as of February 11 according to the National Observatory for Agriculture. The country available water reserves has reached nearly 1 billion 145 million cubic meters, out of a total capacity of 2 billion 337 million cubic meters.┬áThese latest development should be a sign that something needs…

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THREE DAMS HAS BEEN IRRIGATED IN RWANDA WORTH US$20M

THREE DAMS HAS BEEN IRRIGATED IN RWANDA WORTH US$20M

Three dams in Rwamagana District in Rwanda has been irrigated, following the rehabilitation that took over one year. The dam irrigation which is worth around US$20 million was funded by the Japanese Government. It is expected to have a rehabilitation of two storage dams of Cyimpima and Gashara, and construction of a new storage dam called Bugugu which is 23.7km long. The project which is set to benefit 1,174 farmers is located in three sectors…

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TWO MICRO-DAMS INAGURATED IN ERITREA

TWO MICRO-DAMS INAGURATED IN ERITREA

Two micro-dams have been inaugurated in Tselot, Gala-Nafhi sub-zone and in Gurit, Serejeka sub-zone of Eritrea. The dams which are worth over 5 million Nakfa will help residents in reducing the water shortage facing the area. Speaking during the inuaguration,┬áZerit Tewoldebrhan, Managing Director in the Central region, said that the two dams will have significant contribution in alleviating water shortages both to the public and livestock as well as in developing irrigation farming. Meanwhile, the…

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