Determined to make sure satisfactory provide of potable water from Oji River, Ajali and Iva water schemes to Enugu metropolis, the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has awarded contract for complete rehabilitation of the 9th Mile Crash Programme Water Supply Scheme to FordMarx Nigeria Limited, at the price of N600 million.
In a press release by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Water Resources, Hon. Anthony Dubem Onyia, the contract which has a six-month period will enhance the quantity of water being reticulated from the 9th Mile Crash Programme Water Supply Scheme to Enugu metropolis and environs.
Hon. Onyia who disclosed that the 9th Mile Crash Programme Water Supply Scheme will be photo voltaic powered to deal with the peculiar challenges of energy provide, added that the venture has a two-year guarantee and upkeep interval by the firm, FordMarx Nigeria Limited.
He defined that the venture is a community of twelve (12) boreholes linked to an enormous pumping station and a mini remedy plant that will reticulate water to Enugu metropolis by way of transmission pipelines.
Reiterating Gov. Ugwuanyi administration’s dedication in direction of satisfactory potable water provide in the state, the Special Adviser revealed that the state authorities has commenced the bid opening and analysis assembly for brand spanking new Okwojo Ngwo boreholes augmentation to Enugu metropolis.
Onyia additional defined that the Okwojo Ngwo boreholes augmentation to Enugu metropolis, which is a community of ten (10) photo voltaic powered boreholes, is a newly conceived design which will assist enhance water manufacturing and distribution to Enugu metropolis and environs.
He added that it will equally increase the current water schemes as a way to successfully handle and meet the calls for of the rising inhabitants of Enugu metropolis.
Stressing that Gov. Ugwuanyi’s administration is not relenting in its bid to extend the sources of potable water provide, and to proceed to keep up current amenities, Onyia reassured residents of Enugu that they will quickly take pleasure in satisfactory water provide.
In a associated improvement, the Enugu State Government in its dedication to resolve the water drawback in Nsukka and environs, has engaged a guide to organize engineering designs for the transmission and distribution pipelines, reservoirs and booster stations for the Nsukka Water Supply Project from Adada River Dam that will finally ship water to folks of the space.
The building of the Dam and Water Treatment Plant is an element of the venture being accomplished by Federal Ministry of Water Resources whereas the Enugu State Government is doing the pipelines proper from the Dam web site to the booster stations and reservoir which will be situated at elevated factors and distribution pipelines in Nsukka.
The half to accomplished by the state authorities to ensure the speedy actualization of the venture is estimated to be at a value of over N3 billion and Gov. Ugwuanyi’s administration has already began committing funds to the venture with a view to delivering high quality water to Nsukka and environs inside the subsequent 24 months.
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