In the wake of a damaged 36-inch pipe that supplies water to several communities in Monrovia, the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation has announced that water supply will be disrupted for seven days in the affected areas.
A damage to the 36-inch pipe that supplies water to several communities in Monrovia has led to water outage.
After assurance from Duannah Kamara, the managing director of the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation, that the agency would supply pipe-borne water to residents of Central Monrovia in 90 days, the entity is still struggling to do such.
The Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation and the Millennium Challenge Account Liberia have agreed to reconstruct a raw water pipeline that will supply water from the Mount Coffee Hydro Power Plant to the White Plains Water Treatment Plant outside Monrovia.
Duannah Kamara, Liberia’s Water and Sewer Corporation’s managing director, says the entity is losing 78 percent of processed water to leakages and illegal connection.
The National Public Health Institute of Liberia, in collaboration with the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation, has concluded an exercise to validate a water safety plan for the water facility in Buchanan.
Pipe-borne water has been restored to parts of Monrovia after a major outage that lasted for more than a week.
In a case that reflects an apparent lack of coordination among government agencies, construction equipment rehabilitating Chugbor Road have damaged several water pipes, causing water outage in the Old Road community for almost one week now.