Nigeria Commissions $15 Million USD Supply Project for Regions Vulnerable to Water-borne Disease

16 Sep 2016 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ABUJA, Nigeria

The federal government of Nigeria has commissioned the $15 million USD Central Ogbia regional water supply project, which was conceived as a result of a cholera epidemic and water-related diseases in many parts of Bayelsa state, in the south of the country.The project, operated by NAIRDA Company, has a plant capacity of 500 cubic meters per hour for an estimated population of 120,360 in Otueke and 12 other communities in the Central Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State that are vulnerable to water borne disease.The work includes drilling six new boreholes and building a treatment plant, a dosing unit, a filtration unit, a pump house, storage and overhead tanks, distribution networks, and three booster stations...

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