By Jefferson D. Tweh
A special Media tour conducted Wednesday in Monrovia and its environs has revealed that the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation has demonstrated its commitment and is making immense progress in Montserrado County.
Speaking to journalists Wednesday in Monrovia, the Deputy Managing Director / Technical Services, Mr. Frankie N. Cassell said the Management of the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation had two booster stations; one is located on Newport Street while the other is in Caldwell. He averred that LWSC pumps water from 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily.
Mr. Cassell added that the booster station on Newport Street was rehabilitated by Infrastructure Implementations Units (IIU), Ministry of Public Works (MPW) and supported by the European Union and the World Bank. “It’s very effective and efficient,” Mr. Cassell spoke with confidence.
According to Mr. Cassell, the City Reservoir on Snapper Hill stored 1 million gallons of water and it is very operative and effectual. He said the line from the city reservoir is supplying the people of West Point and the line is durable.
Mr. Cassell further stated that the Management of Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation have built strong relationship with many communities but said it is regrettable to see some people constructing houses on Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation project sites.
He intimated that Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation will continue to demonstrate its commitment and provide water for the Liberian people because water is very essential to humans.He added that LWSC has run a pipe from Benson Street to Sakou Toure Avenue to help the citizens there get pure water.
Also speaking to journalists, the Special Project Management Consultant at the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation, Mr. Horatio Bernard said the project that is ongoing on Randall Street will soon be completed within one week and said that there are many challenges but his team will overcome those challenges at the project site because water is life. He averred that his team will indeed help to provide water for Liberians.