Client: Namibia Water Corporation Ltd (NamWater)

EIA Process for the Proposed Desalination Plant and Water Carriage System to Secure Water Supply to the Central Coast, Windhoek and En-route Users

April 20, 2021

NamWater has been assigned to undertake a feasibility study for the development of a Desalination Plant and Water Carriage System to secure water supply to the central coastal area of Namibia, Windhoek, as well as en-route users (i.e. towns). The feasibility study is financed by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany through the KfW Development Bank. The findings and recommendations of the study shall form the basis of a decision whether to implement the project, the most suitable project alternatives, as well as input into the subsequent EIA.

SLR Environmental Consulting (Namibia) (Pty) Ltd and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) (South Africa) have been jointly appointed to undertake the Scoping phase of the EIA process for the project.


Name: Reinett Mogotshi


This Draft Scoping Report has been made available for a 21-day comment period on SLR’s website from 21 April to 21 May 2021. It provides an opportunity for Interested and Affected Parties to comment on any aspect of the proposed project and the findings of the scoping process to date. All comments should be forwarded to SLR by 21 May 2021 (via email/fax) and these will be incorporated into the Final Scoping Report.

Copies of the Scoping Report and Executive Summary are available for download below.