19 safe water facilities under construction
Maichew January 17/2013 Some 19 safe water facilities are being constructed in six localities of Raya Alamata Woreda , Southern Tigray Zone with over 2.7 million Birr, the Woreda water, mines and energy office said. Office Head, Mehari Gebrehawaria said that the government allocated the budget for construction of the facilities. He said the public in the area are contributing labour support for the same purpose. The facilities include, among others, digging of 14 water wells, development of four springs and installation of 3km water pipe lines. Upon going fully operational after three months, the facilities will benefit more than 28,000 households. The facilities are being constructed in areas, which have no access to safe water service.