Residents accuse companies of using dam water illegally
30 October, 2009
PALAPYE – Chinese companies engaged in two government projects are accused of obtaining water from Bonwakatlhako Dam near Palapye without seeking permission from the committee overseeing the use of the dam.
China Civil and China Jiangxi Corporation are involved in the construction of the Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) and the new Palapye Police Station respectively. The Bonwakatlhako Dam chairperson, Mr Seabe Phuthego said in a interview that the two companies have been collecting water from the dam without permission.
We dont know why these companies are doing this to us. What they are doing is not proper and is bad. Mr Phuthego further pointed out that drawing water from the dam in this manner would lead to [continue reading]