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Beitbridge Gets 14.5 Mega-litre Water Reservoir Allowing Exportation To Musina

Beitbridge Gets 14.5 Mega-litre Water Reservoir Allowing Exportation To Musina

Beitbridge Border Modernisation Project Technical Engineer, Steven Rupiya has said a 14.5 mega-litre water reservoir is being built as part of the US$300 million Beitbridge off-port border modernisation project.

The water reservoir has a floating deck and a concrete and steel wall of about a hundred centimetres.

Rupiya says the structure has attracted the attention of the international community including engineers and architects from the region. ZBC News cites Rupiya as saying:

This is not an ordinary water tank, we out-sourced architectural knowledge to come up with not only a huge water reservoir, but a uniquely designed structure.

Apart from its undoubted durability which will last centuries to come, the top of this reservoir was lifted up by hydrological pressure and does not require power to pump water to consumption points.

The reservoir, which is positioned on a mountain top, is premised on ensuring efficient water provision in the border town.

Beitbridge Mayor Councillor Munyaradzi Chitsunge said “this modern facility”, has been completed at a time when the local government authority has taken water provision rights from the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA).

He predicts that Beitbridge residents will have excess water which will be enough to export even to Musina.

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7 Comments

SC 2 months ago

WTF? Zimbabwe as a nation has water crisis and you want to sell it? Don't be pathetic!


CHAHOTOTO 2 months ago

@SC....we dont have a water crisis on Zimbabwe. Kana usina zvekutaura nyarara

Ccc 2 months ago

Much better


Chris 2 months ago

@CHAHOTOTO actually we do hv a water crisis.


. 2 months ago

Beitbridge is a CCC led council


Shut 2 months ago

@Chahototo you betta keep quite kana usina zvekutaura ndekupi kunobuda mvura 24/7 muno muZim


major 2 months ago

@Shut... shut up....in Africa,Assia even in the USA kusina water problems.....nei Vanhu pamwe tisingaone patirinani....if you think you will enjoy a Canaan in the next 3 generations you are playing ...even if Nero gets in power...this nation is way too. cooked up to be changed that easily..... remember that these top flight guys run 69% of functional companies....Nero is Anti Russo and Anti East....he will face serious subotage unless he yields to Homo****uality and other related land issues from the West ...wake up


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