n IMIESA - When islands need more water : Africa

Volume 31, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 31, Issue 5, May 2006, p. 15 - 17
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Extracted from text ... IMIESA MAY 2006 - AFRICA Around 99% of the population of Mauritius currently has access to potable water. This number indicates an impressive increase during the last 15 years from 75%. However, studies have shown that in the next 20 years the population will increase from the present number of 1 186 million to 1 412 million in 2025, necessitating a dramatic proliferation in infrastructure to meet accompanying water demands. The situation is exacerbated by the development of tourism and other industries in the area. The water distribution networks in Mauritius have evolved from old systems, some dating back more ..

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