Luanda water project to benefit over 2 million people

23 October 2006

Luanda, Angola, 23 Oct – The Luanda water project will benefit over 2 million people after it is finished in 2007, a report by Brazilian construction company Odebrecht, cited by Angolan news agency Angpop, said.

According to the report, the project’s current stage includes the installation of pumps at the Kassaque pumping station, the expansion of the Southeast Luanda Water Treatment Station and the construction of the new Kifangondo duct.

The project, which now represents 54 percent of Luanda’s existing supply capacity, is in its third stage, which began in August 2004.

The distribution of drinking water is being expanded with the installation of 230 kilometers of pipes, new ducts and over 25,000 domestic supplies.

Two stage of the Luanda water project have been concluded, which have already benefited some 1.6 million people. (macauhub)