WUC still battling with supply challenges

Gaborone Dam
Gaborone Dam

Even though good rains have been recorded in most parts of the country, the Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) continues to face water provision challenges in certain areas.

According to WUC chief executive officer, Mmetla Masire limited recharge rates over the years have exacerbated the situation, further aggravated by the deficient boreholes operational system.

Masire, who was addressing the press recently added, “over-abstraction of boreholes has resulted in the declining of groundwater levels, leading to the drying up of sources.”

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