A high powered delegation from the Sierra Leone Water Company (SALWACO) in Freetown has visited the SALWACO station in Kenema city. Speaking to the press the head of the delegation who is also the chairman for the Technical Development Committee Donald Gooding disclosed that their visit to Kenema station is to assess the facilities that are available at the moment and to see how best they can recommend prompt company intervention.
Mr. Gooding says as an institution, they are mandated by law to provide water for the consumption of the public in the country adding that they would do their best to actualize that dream. Gooding pointed at the revival of the Moa River Thermal plant which is about five miles to the Kenema city to enhance water supply and distribution to consumers as part of their priorities and mandate.
Answering questions from the press the Director General of SALWACO Philip K. Lansana promised to ensure the completion of two dams located at Combema village about three miles to the city center to boost the present gravity system which the company is using for the supply of water in Kenema city.
Lansana also appealed to consumers to pay their water bills because the company needed the money to improve on the available facilities. He called on workers to double their effort for better service delivery to consumers.