DTSG to Launch Sensitization Against Open Defecation

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Commissioner for Water Resources Development, Rt. Hon.  Martin Okonta has announced plans by his ministry to carry out aggressive advocacy to sensitize residents to shun open defecation in the state. Rt. Hon. Okonta, stated this in Asaba when the Committee of Friends International (COFI) paid him a courtesy visit to present him with an award of recognition for his contributions to the society. Hon. Okonta stated that such initiative was in compliance with the USAID, UNICEF and the European Union’s intervention approach towards ensuring potable water supply, sanitation and hygiene in the state. He said that Governor…

Delta Ministry Takes Delivery of Equipment to Boost Data Management In Water Sector

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Government Ministry of Water Resources Development said it has recorded giant strides through the delivery of high powered equipment to the to boost effective and efficient management of data services as well as documentation and record keeping purposes in the water supply sector in the state. The ministry said that, the equipment when installed, would enable the Delta State ministry of Water Resources Development ascertain the quality and quantity of Water distribution, status of functionality, number of Water schemes cross the state on daily basis electronically…

Delta Flags off Water Testing Sensitisation Campaign

Asaba: The Delta State Government has flagged off a sensitization campaign to promote public compliance with the commitment to commence a water testing programme in the state. The Commissioner for Water Resources Development, Sir Fidelis Tilije, who kicked off the sensitisation said water testing and certification is mandatory, according to the provisions of the Delta State Urban Water Board Law, 2000. Leading the throng of directors and expatriates round the premises of various corporate entities in Asaba, the commissioner, represented by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Dr. (Mrs.) Felicia…