Six reasons why prepaid water will cost you more

The prepaid water system that the City of Windhoek and other near-bankrupt councils want to introduce means automatic water cut-offs for those who cannot afford to pay upfront.

A woman at Paaie Kamp’ at Noordoewer in the //Karas region waits to collect water. Pic: The Namibian

Higher water tariffs

Economic apartheid

Katima Mulilo residents in April 2018 protested against prepaid water meters. Pic: The Namibian

Punishing the poor

Predatory policies

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