The Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Mrs Edna Molewa accompanied by the Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas, provincial MEC’s, relevant high profile politicians and others will, on the 7th March 2014 launch the Ga-Segonyana Community Water Supply Project in the John Taolo Gaetsewe District Municipality, Northern Cape.
At a cost of R16.1million, the project will eradicate the water backlog in five communities including Ncweng, Lokaleng, Ga-Sehubane, Ga-Lotolo, and Ga-Ruele and provide these communities with a sustainable water source to meet all their water demands.
The project includes the source verification of nine existing boreholes, the equipping of 10 boreholes, the construction of 3.3 km of dedicated pump mains, the construction of a 10 km internal reticulation network, the construction of 4 elevated steel tanks and the supply of 96 prepaid stand pipes as part of the water backlog eradication programme.
The Minister will officially launch the project by cutting the ribbon at the water works and proceed to the main event where the communities will be addressed about the project and its impact on their lives.
SOURCE: South African Official News