Water availability and climate change

17 July 2019 at 15:56

A piece in the online news outlet Malawi24 says findings of a study on the effects of climate change on water availability have revealed that Malawi is at risk of having a water crisis in the near future.

An investigation by Future Climate for Africa has shown potential changes in Lake Malawi water levels and subsequent flows in the Shire River basin.

Increased and competing demands from hydropower, irrigation, domestic water supply and environment sectors coupled by impacts of a changing climate are among the factors to cause water crisis in Malawi.

Read the whole story here.