Zimbabwe: Urban Dwellers Carting Water
Rainfall shortages at the dams that supply water to Zimbabwe's second largest city, Bullawayo, have forced many residents to bring the essential resource to their homes in the same way most rural populations do - by carrying it from a borehole well.
AlertNet, 5 July 2012
Samukeliso Tshuma, a 33-year old mother of four, lives in one of Bulaway's teeming high density urban townships, but these days gets her water the same way rural dwellers do - from… Read more »
A child pushes an orange Water Roller, which has the same capacity as the four jerry cans carried by her companion.
SciDev.Net, 4 July 2012
Great uncertainty exists regarding estimates of the global water budget (the amount of water involved in the hydrological cycle every year) because of discrepancies between global… Read more »
Africa: The Water Crisis is Now
This is Africa, 4 July 2012
Studies show that by 2025 half the world's population will not have enough water to meet its needs. Already, a billion people do not have access to clean water, and more than 2bn… Read more »
Zimbabwe: 'Wash' Brings Hope to Rural Folk
The Herald, 5 July 2012
FAILURE to access clean and safe water for domestic use is not only peculiar to the overcrowded dormitory town of Chitungwiza or the 2009 cholera epicentre of Budiriro, but is even… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Families to Use 500L Water Per Day
The Herald, 4 July 2012
The Harare City Council has asked residents to use a maximum of 15 cubic metres of water per month to conserve the precious liquid. Read more »