Access by urban households to safe drinking water is slightly less than 100%, but decreasing. Access of rural households to safe drinking water was 88% in 2008, up from 67% in 2000. The government has improved water supply to rural communities through the provision of new boreholes and the rehabilitation of existing boreholes, as well as the development of pipelines. Namibia recycles water, especially in urban areas. This figure show trends in access to water and sanitation.
From collection: Zambezi River Basin - Atlas of the changing Environment