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The pre-independence government in Zimbabwe initiated
a borehole drilling programme for the provision of
domestic water to rural populations. Dams and sandabstraction
systems were put in place for the watering of
livestock. A centralised maintenance and repair system was
provided at a District level by skilled technicians funded
from local taxation of rural people and from quasicommercial