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State, Japan partner to drill 56 boreholes

NCHELENGE district commissioner Derrick Mwelwa (right) with district administrative officer Joseph Mulenga sample water from the newly-installed communal taps in Chief Mununga’s area. Government in partnership with the Japanese government, has installed water pipes and drilled 56 boreholes in the area at a cost of US$1.5 million. PICTURE: NKOMBO KACHEMBA

NKOMBO KACHEMBA, Nchelenge
GOVERNMENT has partnered with the Japanese government to drill 56 boreholes and to install water pipes at Kabuta in Chief Mununga’s area in Nchelenge district at a cost of US$1.5 million.
Nchelenge acting council secretary Edward Mutale said in an interview that the project has been completed and residents now have access to clean water.
Mr Mutale also said the installation of water pipes has been completed to supply piped water to over 40,000 people in the area, while Government has drilled boreholes in some areas to enable residents have READ MORE

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