A newly implemented potable water supply project in Bordeli administrative area, Northern Red Sea region, at a cost of about 2.6 million Nakfa has been inaugurated.
Bordeli, 31 December 2010 – A newly implemented potable water supply project in Bordeli administrative area, Northern Red Sea region, at a cost of about 2.6 million Nakfa has been inaugurated.
The project is expected to provide reliable potable water supply to over 2,000 families. It involves a solar-energy and drill operating well, 2 ponds with the capacity of holding 25 cubic meters of water each and 2 water distribution stations, as well as the installation of about 4 Km-long water pipelines.
The director general of infrastructure development department in the region, Mr. Musie Misgina, indicated that the local inhabitants used to travel long hours to fetch water that was not even up to standard. He further called on them to make good use of the new facility.
The Administrator of Gelalu sub-zone, Mr. Hamid Mohammed-Ali, explained that the project is in line with the Government’s substantial investment to improve the people’s standard of living, especially those in the remote areas. In this respect, he urged the inhabitants to back up the development endeavors.
The beneficiaries expressed satisfaction with the project and commended the Government’s efforts in expanding equitable social services.