February 14, 2019
Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, Cecilia Abena Dapaah has told Parliament cabinet would forward memorandum for an approval of three million dollars to kick start expansion of water project in the Yendi Municipality.

According to the sector Minister when Parliament approves of the need funds for the water expansion project in Yendi as soon as possible, the Ministry would ensure that work commences.

The Minister reveal to lawmakers that the current water supply was built in 1961 and additional bore hole was secured in 2015 to supplement the water ration system in place.

“Averagely water supply to the Municipality is point three million gallons of water, as against a demand of one point six million gallons of water daily”.

She further told the House, Ghana Water Company has introduced a program of rationing water in affected Yendi Municipality and other surrounding towns.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com