Zambia seeks to plug water wastage by harvesting rain

Reuters: As erratic rainfall leaves Zambia's reservoirs running low and its crops thirsty, the government is planning to harvest water and tap the precious resource more efficiently. Experts warn that drought linked to the current strong El Niño weather phenomenon is compromising water security in the southern African country of more than 15 million people. But drought is only part of the problem - when Zambia does get rain, the country lacks the infrastructure to store it for use during dry spells.......

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