Water Vendors are reportedly on the rise in Harare as Water shortages persist in the Zimbabwean Capital, The Zimbabwean reports.
Residents in some parts of Harare have been left with no choice but to buy water from water vendors who are reportedly charging anything between $10 and $50 to their customers looking for the precious liquid.
Anadolu Agency spoke to residents in Harare where water is scarce and one resident who has a 1000 liter water tank and has a household with 12 people said:
I have to fork over $50 each time I have to refill my water tank.
Anadolu Agency also spoke to water a water vendor like Happymore Chizuzu who said:
Per month, I make at list 15 to 20 deliveries of bulky water, raking in about $1,000
Water Vendors get water from available sources and sell it to desperate individuals in need. Harare City Council has been failing to supply all residents with water constantly due to a myriad of reasons.
More: The Zimbabwean