Communities at Berns Peak in Port Moresby will now have excess to fresh water supply.
Eda Ranu, in partnership with NCDC and North-West MP Michael Malabag, are funding this project.
The Berns Peak community has not had piped water for overthe past 25 years. It will now enjoy constant water supply at a cost of K900, 000.
Chairman of Berns Peak Water Committee Ben Bebire said for the past 2 years he has been fighting for water services for the community.
“We have heard onthe Radio, seen on TV and read in papers about ther areas getting water supply…and now it happened in Berns Peaks after a very long wait,” said Bebire.
Electorate Member Michael Malabagsaidthe dialogue between his office, Eda Ranu and NCD was significant for the delivery of such a service.
Chief Executive Officer of Eda Ranu Henry Mokono said Eda Ranu is delighted to carry out this water project tothe residents of Berns Peak.
Chairlady of Eda Ranu Mary Karo advisedthe community to take ownership ofthe project and stop illegal connections.
MP Malabag and NCD Governor Parkop presented K500, 000 to Eda Ranu to supportthe project.
Governor Parkop was privileged to dothe ground breaking. Work will commence inthe next 2 weeks.
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