Khato civils 100 km pipeline saves WUC over P1.2 billion

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Water Utilities corporation's director, technical services Ntshambiwa Moathodi says by awarding Khato Civils the Masama 100km pipeline project for P781 million, government saved more than P1.2 billion compared to the usual costs of similar large scale water projects in the country.

Moathodi was asked at a familiarisation tour of the Masama 100km water projects which is in the final touches stage ahead of handover next month,  to give an estimate of the costs of similar projects under normal circumstances in Botswana, in order to appreciate the value of the Masama 100km project, to which he said, under normal circumstances such  a project would be delivered in two years for not less than P2 billion. The project is being constructed within 12 months as an emergency project to enable government to deliver water not only for water stressed Gaborone and its surroundings but also to 23 villages of Goodhope constituency, as well as to end once and for all, Molepolole and its surrounding areas’long standing water problems.

The WUC director further explained that as soon as the Masama 100km pipeline project starts delivering water the Molepolole project, known as the Gamononyane pipeline and the 23 Goodhope villages water projects will also begin.

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