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Senegal Launches Contested Water Desalination Scheme

Via Terra Daily, a report on Senegal’s controversial desalination plan: Senegal has kicked off work to build the country’s first water desalination plant, a scheme contested by critics as costly and an environmental peril. President Macky Sall on Tuesday ceremonially launched work to build a plant in Dakar’s Mamelles district aimed at easing the capital’s […]

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Senegal’s Water-Stressed Capital Faces Difficult Future

Via Terra Daily, an article on Dakar’s water stressed future: Many residents of the Senegalese metropolis Dakar get up in the middle of the night hoping to collect water from their taps, which mostly run dry. “We wake up at 4 or 5 am to get water, says Sidy Fall, 44, in his kitchen in […]

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