Sixteen villages in North-East water scheme remain thirsty

Waterpipe PIC:
Waterpipe PIC:

At least 16 of f the 52 villages in the North East and Tutume Sub district are not benefiting from the P200 million water scheme commissioned last November by Unik Construction.

Unik construction General manager Yun Sun says his company has done a fantastic job upgrading the infrastructure as required, and that it never failed.

With the current water supply of 14ML/day projected to be above the computed water demand of about 7.5 ML/day used for the design of the scheme, dry pipes in 16 vilages has become a disturbing feature since the project was commissioned, forcing authorities to look for alternatives to water the villages.

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