Jackalas No.1 problem: water shortage

FRANCISTOWN: Jackalas No.1, a village located adjacent Ramokgwebana-Zimbabwe border, has over the past 10 months experienced severe water shortage to an extent that some villagers drink contaminated river water.

What is worrying is that the village is near the ever-flowing Ntimbale Dam and this has made Kgosi Tapson Jackalas to conclude that government has abandoned them. Kgosi Jackalas said the water shortage is a perennial problem that even affects government service delivery, private sector and the community at large. He revealed that mostly they survive from four water storage tanks that are positioned at various points in the village. The water is delivered by a bowser, which is unreliable as it comes once in three days.

“The water storage tanks are not even enough for the whole village population. When the water storage tanks are filled up, they don’t last even for an hour as the demand is very high,” he said.

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