A TOTAL of 1,623 residents of Kuluwi sub street, Chasimba village, Yombo Ward in Bagamoyo District are expected to benefit from a water project.
The project, it has been revealed, will cost a total of 229, 989, 899/- and implemented through National Water Fund (NWF).
The District’s Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASA) Manager, Eng James Kionaumela told Bagamoyo District Commissioner (DC), Ms Zainab Kawawa at the project’s site during an inspection tour of water projects that the project is expected to be completed at the end of February next year.
“Some of the work which will be done in this project include construction of a 75, 000 litres tank with a six metres tower; six domestic points, digging a borehole and installing electricity system,” he said.
He added that the project will solve the problem of water shortage in the area, and that already Community Based Water Organizations (COBWOSOs) have been formed.
Later, while speaking at a brief public meeting, DC Kawawa reminded the villagers to take proper care of the water infrastructures.
“The government is spending a lot of money in setting up these infrastructures. It is now our responsibility to make sure that we take proper care of them so that they can last longer,” she said.
She added that the government is working very hard to see that all people in the country have access to clean and safe water within their reach.
The aim, she said, is to protect people from water borne diseases and save them from walking long distances in search for water.