RSK’s work with eWATERservices on a project that is getting ready to install 650 solar-powered eWaterPay ‘pay as you go’ water meters in Tanzania, has been featured on African television network CNBC. Alison Wedgwood, CEO of eWATERservices, joined CNBC Africa to discuss how mobile technology can be leveraged to make water accessible and affordable on the continent.
In sub-Saharan Africa, about 40 per cent of the population lack safe drinking water. Within ten years, the global demand for water is expected to grow by 50 per cent. The interview sees Alison discuss the RSK and eWATERservices project and how, when installed, the new water meters will use mobile technology to deliver clean and affordable water to 164,000 people in Tanzania.
You can watch the interview in full here.