Reducing water loss could save millions

Leaking pipes cost millions of Pula to the taxpayer PIC: KAGISO ONKATSWITSE
Leaking pipes cost millions of Pula to the taxpayer PIC: KAGISO ONKATSWITSE

Conference emphasises environmental accounting

Presenting on behalf of the Ministry of the Environment, Wildlife and Tourism at the Gaborone Declaration conference this week, Dr Jaap Arntzen said the reduction of water losses could have associated direct economic growth opportunities of between P0.2 million and P14.5 million.

Arntzen was presenting on Botswana's foray into using environmental accounting to improve national decision-making. 

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