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Access to clean water declines in rural areas

Access to clean water declines in rural areas
CLEAN WATER DECLINING: Overflowing waters are decreasing

While there has been an increase in the number of households with access to tap water in towns and urban villages, the opposite is true in rural villages.

This is according to Botswana Environment Statistics – Human Settlements Report for 2018, which was only made public this week.

It is stated that in 2017, around 73 percent of households in towns and urban villages had access to a piped water source. This figure is considerably lower in rural villages, with just 27 percent of households reporting access to a tapped water source.

Additionally, from 2011 to 2017 the proportion of tot...

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