…as water board notifies residents of impending shortage
fter a two-week water shortage in Abuja that was restored barely a week ago, Abuja residents are expected to go through another three-day massive water shortage.
During the two weeks shortage a Jerry can of 25litres sold for N250 and some Abuja residents had to fetch water from streams to survive.
TheNewaGuru.com (TNG) reports the Federal Capital Territory, FCT Water Board in a letter to residents pleaded for understanding as it’s carrying out major repairs in one of its trunk lines.
Read statement below:
FCT Water Board wishes to inform the general public that its team of engineers will carry out urgent maintenance of its main trunk line that conveys water to Kubwa, Airport, Gwagwalada and their environs.
The maintenance work is scheduled to take place from the early hours of Saturday morning the 10th of April and completed on Monday morning the 12th of April, 2021.
Consequently, there will be disruption of water supply to the residents of Kubwa Airport, Gwagwalada and environs from the evening of Friday 9th April , 2021.
In view if this development, the general public especially our esteemed customers, are advised to store and manage water ahead of the maintenance work to avoid any inconvenience.
The FCT Water Board wish to assure the general public that normal Water Supply will be restored on Monday evening the 12th of April, 2021.
The Board regrets any inconveniences that might be experienced within the period.