Prepaid Meters for All Gov’t Agencies SALWACO Boss Assures…
The Director General, Sierra Leone Water Company (SALWACO), Samuel Bangura has assured the public that all Government Ministries Department and Agencies (MDA’s) will be going to use meters to obtain water in their taps by next year. (Photo: SALWACO Director General (DG), Samuel Bangura)
Bangura made the assertion when he was presenting on behalf of SALWACO at the 2018 financial year bilateral budget discussion held at the Miata Conference Centre, Brook fields in Freetown on Wednesday 15th August 2017.
The DG discussed that all public stand post are going to be utilized on top up basis adding that even the taps in the street will be metered. He pointed out that vendors will be recruited to sell water and pay the money back to SALWACO.
According to the DG, the rural water project which is extremely designed to solve all water problems in the rural areas. He added that they are rehabilitating well over forty thousand broken facilities. He stated that through the rural water project, they were able to develop underground water capacity in Sierra Leone.
He pointed out that the 85 bore holes will be handed over and managed by district councils and he encouraged citizens to take ownership of the water facilities been provided so far.
By Abdulai Mento Kamara
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