85 Tanzanian villages to enjoy water from Lake Tanganyika by 2025

Lake Tanganyika
Lake Tanganyika

Tanzanian authorities said Thursday that 85 villages will be supplied with water from Lake Tanganyika, the second-largest freshwater lake in the world by volume, by 2025.

Maryprisca Mahundi, Deputy Minister for Water, told parliament that the government will in the 2022/2023 financial year conduct a feasibility study on using Lake Tanganyika as a source of water for people living in villages in the Katavi region adjacent to the lake.

Mahundi said in the 2021/2022 financial year, the government continued to implement 42 water projects in all the districts in the Katavi region with a view to ensuring that people get clean and safe water. Enditem

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