Chotisuh visits NLCPR water supply project site in Wokha
Chotisuh visits NLCPR water supply project site in Wokha.
Minister for Public Health Engineering Department (PHED), Chotisuh Sazo on Thursday visited the Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) project site of “augmentation of water supply to Wokha town by pumping”.
The minister was accompanied by PHED chief engineer Er.
Kevisekho Kruse, deputy commissioner Wokha, Wezope Kenye and a host of PHED officers and public leaders.
On completion of the project, Wokha Town is expected to receive 3.75 million litres per day.
The water will be pumped from Engorotchu stream.
According to a department official, during the visit, it was found that the work was near completion and that the water supply project would be formally inaugurated soon.
The official said that with the completion of the project, the department was hopeful that sufficient safe drinking water could be provided to the public and water scarcity problem in Wokha town would be solved.
With the online payment system in process, the official hoped that the water supply would also improve the revenue collection of the department.
Later, the minister also visited the present water supply of Wokha Town through pumping from Etchuchuka which supply 1.75 million litres per day.