Adaptation Fund has pumped in a total amount of some 60 million Namibian dollars (about 4.2 million U.S. dollars) to implement pilot projects on the underground water desalination using renewable power, according to Namibia’s Minster of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta.

The projects will be piloted at Grunau settlement and Bethanie village, Shifeta confirmed Friday.

This is to address climate change, according to the minister, who added that the projects are to assists the treatment of poor local ground water quality to a level that complies with the national standards for drinking water using sun and wing energy to power the process known as reserve osmosis.

He added that the projects steering committee was constituted in January.

Furthermore, other major works such as desalination plants design and environmental impact assessment have also started. Enditem


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