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.
On Jan. 14, several employees and the management of the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation converged at the companyâ€™s White Plains facility to wine and dine at a year-end party amid the continued water outage in Central Monrovia and the occasional outages in surrounding neighborhoods.
The Liberia Water and Sewer Corporationâ€™s public relations officer has confirmed that the water outages in Monrovia are as a result of the constant breakdown of the public utilityâ€™s generators.
A Bush Chicken investigation has uncovered the cause of the ongoing water outages experienced by Central Monrovia and nearby communities in recent weeks.
The series of recent outages in water supplied by the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation to greater Monrovia appears to be due to a faulty 1500 kva generator, according to a Bush Chicken investigation.
The recent damage to a 36-inch water main by Liberia Telecommunications Corporation engineers laying fiber optic cables has highlighted the lack of coordination between public utilities operating within the Monrovia metropolitan area.
Businesses and households within the Monrovia metropolitan area experienced interrupted water supply for two-thirds of the month of July, due to a wave of outages in water supplied by the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation.
The Liberia National Police has arrested, charged and forwarded to court Bendu Dainsee, a 32-year-old bank teller of Global Bank Liberia Limited for misappropriation and theft of property.