- Search Results
LWSC To Build US$199K Sanitation Facility in Zwedru
Date Uploaded: Apr 17, 2014

Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC), Managing Director Charles Allen



LWSC To Build US$199K Sanitation Facility in Zwedru

By Chris Nyenapee, LINA Grand Gedeh Correspondent

ZWEDRU CITY, April 17 (LINA) -The Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC) will construct a US$199,234 sanitation facility in Zwedru, the provincial capital of Grand Gedeh County.

The facility, which will be completed in six months, will serve over 27,000 residents of Zwedru.

It is being funded by the African Development Bank (ADB), according to the Liberia News Agency.

In remarks during the ground breaking ceremony recently, LWSC Managing Director Charles Allen disclosed that a series of measures, including technical training and academic capacity building, are underway to prepare future managers of the corporation.

Mr. Allen said the rehabilitation and construction of sanitation facilities will be followed by the supply of safe drinking water to Zwedru City, with assistance from the ADB.

He disclosed that also to benefit from this phase are Kakata and Buchanan, with a combined total cost of US$535,501.

Allen said of the US$40 million ADB grant, only US$3 million has been disbursed, leavingUS$37 million to handle other components, including capacity building and water supply to meet up with the Millennium Development Goals by 2015.

“Water and sanitation are blood that everybody needs to work and function effectively,” said Allen.

In remarks, Grand Gedeh Superintendent Peter Solo hoped that construction materials will be delivered on time to meet the target date for completion of the sanitary facilities.

He thanked the LWSC and ADB for selecting Zwedru along with other cities as the initial beneficiaries of the ADB grant in support of water and sanitation projects.

He added that the county development office through its project planner will help monitor construction work to avoid theft and other delays.


latest headlines
MoE Announces Local Scholarship Program In Nimba
The Ministry of Education through its Nimba County office has announced a local scholarship program for specified areas of study in the county. ...more
PUL Suspends LEGISPOL Congress
The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) has, with immediate effect, suspended all electoral-related activities of the Legislative Press Pool (LEGISPOL) ...more
Miss Liberia Wokie Dolo Off To Uganda For Mega Charity
Miss Liberia Wokie Dolo is in Uganda upon the invitation of Miss Uganda, Nakitende Irene, to participate in charitable works. ...more
Access To Information Key To Trust - Nah
Carter Center Program Lead for Access to Information, Thomas Doe Nah, has termed access to information as a key tool for the building of trust an ...more
LIPA Beats Chest Over Incremental Progress
As the Liberia Institute of Public Administration (LIPA) clocks 48 years of existence, the Director General Oblayon Blayon Nyemah has hailed the ...more
MoPT Begins e-Liberia Web Portal To Access Govt’s Services
The Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (MoPT) has initiated the e-Liberia Web portal to ensure that services of government are readily acces ...more
All rights reserved © 2013 - 2014
Liberia News Agency