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Lahnsteiner, J. and Lempert, G. 2007. Water management in Windhoek, Namibia. Water Science and Technology, 55(1–2): 441–448


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Water management in Windhoek, Namibia.

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For decades, the city of Windhoek in Namibia succeeded in stretching their limited potable water resources through strict water management, latterly including wastewater reclamation and direct potable reuse. An integrated approach was followed and proper policies were put in place. This was followed up with appropriate legislation, education, policing and technical and financial measures with the result that extreme water shortages were overcome even in times of severe droughts. Keywords: Direct potable reuse, wastewater reclamation, water demand Management, Windhoek.

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