Every drop counts, residents learn the hard way

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Gaborone residents are learning the true application of “every drop counts”. Just about every household, from poor to rich, now understand what it means to “save water”. On specific days during the week, taps and showers in given areas of the city run dry. Staff Writer MPHO MOKWAPE and Correspondent NNASARETHA KGAMANYANE talk to some Gaborone residents.

An old resident of Gaborone, Kitsiso Mmele has lived most of her life in the city and has never seen Gaborone Dam dry up. Harvesting water and keeping it in drums and buckets is an altogether new experience for her. 

Below she ruminates on the issue.

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