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U.S. Govít devoted to improved water, sanitation

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US Ambassador to Liberia, Deborah Malac
US Ambassador to Liberia, Deborah Malac

(elbcradio.com/March. 5, 2015)-United States (U.S.) Ambassador to Liberia, Deborah Malac, says the U.S. Government remains committed to the provision of improved water and sanitation services to the Liberian people.

Ambassador Malac said: “Rebuilding Liberia’s Water Infrastructure will not be an easy task.”

She, however, assured that the U.S Government will remain a true partner in the provision of clean water and sanitation facilities.

The American Ambassador spoke Wednesday, March 4, 2015) at the official commissioning ceremony of a Water Facility in Robertsport, Grand Cape Mount County.

The Water facility is part of the Pipeline Extension Project. She said the U.S Government and people were pleased to support the Project, because of the need of safe water and, the importance of water and sanitation services.

Also speaking, the Managing Director of the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC), Charles Allen, commanded USAID for the Project. He described USAID’s contribution to the project as very important.

Mr. Allen said the Project will go a long way in addressing the water problem in Robertsport.

The LWSC Boss also said: “Minimum fees will be charged in order to maintain and sustain the facilities.”

He then urged the residents to take ownership of the Project, promising that the LWSC will continue working hard to gradually ensure the provision of clean and safe water across Liberia.

 


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