German company to build water supply system in Lubango and Humpata, in Angola

7 March 2012

The Angolan government, via the state secretariat for Water, and German contractor Gauff, Tuesday in Huíla signed an agreement to carry out a plan to collect, treat and distribute drinking water in the city of Lubango and the Humpata municipal area.

The work is expected to be carried out in 36 months, cost 900,000 euros and benefit 2 million residents.

According to Angop in an initial stage the project will extend over 16 kilometres.

The agreement also includes repairing artesian wells in the Humpata municipal area, and construction of new reservoirs to increase the amount of water distributed from 4,000 to 60,000 cubic metres. (macauhub)