NamWater to sign deal with AREVA

Dr Kuiri Tjipangandjara, General Manager of Engineering and Scientific Services at NamWater, at his office here in WindhoekAfter years of negotiations, the national water utility, NamWater has finally signed a Memorandum of Understanding with AREVA that will pave the way for negotiations and the signing of an off-take and water supply agreements with AREVA.
The agreements will enable NamWater to supply its customers with water from the country’s first desalination plant.
According to the General Manager of Engineering and Scientific Services at NamWater, Dr Kuiri Tjipangandjara (Eng), an off-take agreement with AREVA is expected to be signed within the next few weeks if all outstanding issues are resolved.
AREVA Country Manager, Hilifa Mbako, confirmed that an agreement with NamWater was imminent before referring this newspaper to NamWater for further details. He said: “Yes, we are in the process of finalising an off-take agreement with NamWater, but it is not yet signed. The rest can only be disclosed by NamWater at the appropriate time. If you should need comment on that, please contact them.”