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Regional News of Wednesday, 1 July 2020

Source: Class FM

Akufo-Addo opens 146 rural water systems to serve 154k people with pipe water

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday, 30th June 2020, cut a ribbon to open the Anomansa Cluster Water System, in the Mfantseman constituency, and the Papaase Cluster Water System, in the Awutu Senya West constituency.

This is to symbolise the opening of 146 completed rural water systems in the Central Region.

The construction of each of the 146 water systems, commenced in 2017, with a $47.5 million credit facility from the World Bank.

The beneficiary municipal and district assemblies are Awutu Senya West, Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam, Assin South, Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa, Gomoa West, Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese, Mfantseman and Agona West.

In all, 154,826 people would be served with pipe-borne water in these communities.

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