Dodoma The water crisis for the residents of Msamalo Ward, Chamwino District in Dodoma Region will now remain a thing of the past after the launch of a water project that will benefit more than 4,000 residents as well as social institutions in the area.
To ensure that more people have access to clean and safe water, Water Mission Tanzania in collaboration with the Government through the Rural Water Agency (RUWASA) has launched a project that will reduce long-distance water abuses for 4,085 residents in the area.
Also, the project will benefit more than 730 households as well as various social institutions including clinics, markets and religious institutions which is a sign of human well-being as well as social and economic activities.
Speaking during the handover ceremony, Director of Water Mission Tanzania, Benjamin Filskov said the implementation of the project is part of the agency’s strategy in support of the Government’s efforts to ensure more people have access to clean and safe water around their homes.
Resident Director of Water Mission Tanzania, Benjamin Filskov explained that the aim of the project is to ensure that citizens have a reliable system of access to clean and safe water around their homes.
“We are aware of the high demand for water in this area and today we are happy to launch this project which will help reduce water shortages for the residents of this area. in support of the Government’s efforts to provide water services to all people, ”he said.
Launching the project, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Water, Engineer Antony Sanga said the completion of the project is an implementation of the Government’s promises in reducing water nuisance to the people and that it will help improve the lives of residents of the area.
“We are very grateful to our President, during the campaign he promised that we will provide our people with water service so this is his love for you sons of Msamalo,” he said.
He urged the residents of Msamalo to work together to develop the project so that it is sustainable for the benefit of future generations.
The project uses ‘Solar’ where water is pumped from a well to a water treatment and treatment plant and then transported to 18 existing facilities near human settlements.