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Thanks Vinny for the good information, and it is good to hear the perspective of these specialists.

Just from a simple perspective, it seems pumping through the night would be critical. In the case of the system in question in Zambia, the costs savings in would be significant. There, supply is an issue as the two boreholes only provide 40% of the demand to the system. Thus, increasing storage will not help unless the pumps can run through the night, and the only viable option I can see is increasing the flow through installing more boreholes – expensive.