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Re-alignment of the service provision standards in all areas that include: water reticulation, electricity, roads and other support infrastructure.

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Widening of Pembi Bridge and road in Mvurwi to reduce traffic congestion

Herald

    

Dec. 18, 2019

Pembi Bridge in Mvurwi was widened and road approaches constructed on either side of the bridge to reduce traffic congestion

Previous Updates

Roll-out of the Tsholotsho Disaster Recovery Project

Herald

    

Dec. 11, 2019

The Tsholotsho Disaster Recovery Project in Tshiro/Sawudweni, Matabeleland North Province, is now complete, with five houses having been constructed. The project targets to rehabilitate communities affected by cyclone-induced floods in the 2016-2017 rainy season.

Roll- out of the Kamutsenzere piped water scheme in Mt Darwin

Herald

    

Dec. 11, 2019

The Kamutsenzere piped water scheme being undertaken to increase access to safe water under Pfura Rural District Council in Mt Darwin, Mashonaland Central Province, is complete and 2 765 people will benefit from the project.

Extension of the Magamba Water Reticulation in Rusape

Herald

    

Dec. 11, 2019

The Magamba Extension Water Reticulation project targeting to connect a total of 1 181 properties to water supply in Rusape Town, Manicaland Province, is at 95 percent completion. 

Upgrading of the Mabhula Sewer Treatment Plant in Zvishavane Town, Midlands.

Herald

    

Dec. 11, 2019

Upgrading of the Mabhula Sewer Treatment Plant in Zvishavane Town, Midlands, which will improve sewer treatment capacity in the town, is at 80 percent completion.

Disbursement of US$9,3 million for resolution of portable water shortage problems in Harare

Herald

    

Nov. 27, 2019

Cabinet has directed Treasury to release US$9,3 million for urgent works at Manyame and Warren Control Pump stations that should be completed in two months to alleviate potable water shortages in Harare and its surrounding towns.

This will enable the City of Harare to migrate from drawing water from the highly polluted Lake Chivero to Lake Manyame.

Disbursement of ZWL$34.4 million by the RBZ to City of Harare to address water and sanitation challenges

NewsDay

    

Sept. 20, 2019

Finance and Economic Development minister Mthuli Ncube has released $37,4 million to the City of Harare in an effort to address the water challenges which has seen residents going for days without the precious liquid. Ncube said part of the funds will be in foreign currency and will work towards improving water access and waste water treatment in the short-term. “The City of Harare is facing a number of challenges which have resulted in failure to resolve the water and sanitation under-provision within the city. This has contributed to the decline in health status of residents,” he said.

Advisory board for Harare

Herald

    

July 20, 2019

Government has appointed an advisory board for Harare which will assist with ideas on voluntary basis, in a move expected to improve service delivery and instil confidence among residents. The 19-member board would advise on various issues, including water and sanitation, as well as infrastructural development in the capital.