Zimbabweans dig wells to survive water crisis

The risk of a cholera outbreak looms large as more and more Zimbabweans resort to digging wells in their backyards as taps runs dry, reports JOSH PETERS

HARARE: Perennial water cuts in Zimbabwe's urban areas have forced many people in the country's towns and cities to resort to using underground water as taps continue to run dry.

Delivery of water to households and industry is the responsibility of district councils. However, the councils are cash-strapped and almost bankrupt.

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