- Search Results
 
 
Efforts Underway to Restore Pipe-Borne Water to Zwedru
Date Uploaded: Jan 27, 2014

Health-Water

Efforts Underway to Restore Pipe-Borne Water to Zwedru

By Chris Nyenapee, Grand Gedeh County Correspondent

ZWEDRU, Jan27 (LINA) - Efforts are underway to restore  pipe-borne water and sewerage  system to Zwedru, provincial capital of Grand Gedeh County, with the   replacement  of  worn- out  and  damaged  pipes.

The local head of the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC), Ishmael Krah, said some public buildings, including the Zwedru City Hall, County Administration Building, and other public structures as well as about 30 private homes have been connected to the system.

The LWSC official told the Liberia News Agency that the LWSC’s present capacity is 90,000 gallons per day, three times per week.

 He said the water is pumped from wells at Suah Quarters and treated at the water tower (reservoir) on A.G .Hill in Zwedru.

He said the LWSC was financing the water provision from the corporation’s budget and with support from the Liberian government.

Mr. Krah hoped  that  the  African  Development  Bank (AfDB) will  join  the  LWSC to  rehabilitate and expand facilities to other  areas  in  the  city, which  has  grown  far  beyond its original size.

Meanwhile, Krah has said that the grace period granted customers has expired, and that beginning February all pipe-borne water customers will begin to pay water bills.

The LWSC was established in Zwedru in the late 1970s, but its facilities were damaged during the civil conflict, leaving residents to rely on wells and hand pumps for drinking water and domestic use.

latest headlines
CSA Honors Two For Diligent Performance
The Civil Service Agency (CSA) has honored Mr. Roland D. Kallon of the Agency and Mr. John T. Davies of the Ministry of Justice for excellent and ...more
Grand Mufti Warns Against Divisive Campaigning During Election
The Grand Mufti of Liberia, Abubaker Sumaworo, has warned Liberians against divisive campaigning in the upcoming election. ...more
Bong Citizens Honor Pres. Sirleaf for Leadership, Peace, Stability
Citizens of Bong County have honored President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for her “exceptional leadership, commitment to peace, development and stab ...more
Liberia Backs Kuwait’s Peace Initiatives In Middle East
The Government of Liberia has said it welcomes the efforts of His Highness, the Amir of the State of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sa ...more
Pres. Sirleaf Congratulates Djibouti On 40th Independence Day
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a congratulatory message to her colleague, the President of the Republic of Djibouti, Mr. Ismail Omar Gu ...more
Ellen Lives Up To Promises Made During Nationwide Tour
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has fulfilled several promises made to institutions and individuals during her recent nationwide county tour. ...more
 
All rights reserved © 2013 - 2014
Liberia News Agency