Somarela Thothi water loss reduction project

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Client: German Development Corporation (GiZ), FNB Foundation and Botswana Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) 

Project: Implementing agent for Project Somarela Thothi water-loss reduction project

Location: Greater Gaborone, Botswana

Contract: 1 year (2015-2016)

The one-year project, which was a partnership between GiZ, Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) and FNB Foundation, aimed to reduce the current water demand through the implementation of social and technical water-loss reduction initiatives. The social interventions focused on creating awareness to conserve water through promotional material, schools awareness campaigns and outreach activities. The technical interventions focused on bulk metering and sectorisation to assess the leakage in the Greater Gaborone supply area and pressure management.