Enugu State Government has awarded the contract for the rehabilitation of the 9th Mile water scheme at the cost of N600 million to boost water supply in the state.
A statement signed by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Water Resources, Mr Anthony Onyia in Enugu on Wednesday said the contract was awarded to FordMarx Nigeria Ltd.
Onyia said that the ‘Crash Programme’ water supply would be solar powered to address the peculiar challenges of power supply.
He said that the contract, which had a six-month duration, would boost the volume of water being supplied to the state metropolis and its environment.
He posited that the rehabilitation would ensure an adequate supply of potable water from Oji River, Ajali, and Iva Valley water schemes to the Enugu metropolis.
The special adviser said that the project had a two-year warranty and maintenance period by the company.
He explained that the project was a network of 12 boreholes, connected to a massive pumping station and a…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper