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Residents in Southern region become potable water beneficiaries

The head of the water supply service in the Southern region, Mr. Kibrom Misgina indicated that within the 25 years of independence 79% of the residents of the region have become beneficiaries of potable water.

Mendefera, 29 April 2016- The head of the water supply service in the Southern region, Mr. Kibrom Misgina indicated that within the 25 years of independence 79% of the residents of the region have become beneficiaries of potable water.

He also said that there are water points including 80 working with motor pumps, 96 with solar system, 404 with hand pumps and 29 with electricity power. The potable water supply has increases 10 folds since independence.

He further pointed out that sustainable training programs have been organized with regards water management to the residents of the cities, semi-urban centers and villages in the region that have become beneficiaries of clean water supply.

The Southern region encompasses 12 sub-zones with 1018 villages and 800 thousand residents.

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