Nakonde banks on borehole for water

THE Nakonde District Council has set aside K1.8 million to buy a borehole drilling machine to ensure people in the area have access to safe drinking water.

District council chairperson Patrick Singoyi said in an interview yesterday that a lot of time and money is spent to hire the machine, which affects service delivery.

“We have set aside K1.8 million to purchase a borehole drilling machine that will help us to easily drill boreholes for the residents of Nakonde so that they can have access to clean and safe drinking water,” he said.
Mr Singoyi said delays in drilling the boreholes closer to the people prompted them to travel long distances to…

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