Over 15 mln. Birr worth safe water facilities under construction


The Construction of 120 safe-water facilities is underway in Ofla woreda, Southern Tigray zone, at a cost of over 15 million birr, the woreda Water, Mines and Energy office said. Office Head Mulugeta Hagos said the facilities will benefit more than 32,000 farmers. Mulugeta said the facilities include, among others, development of springs and digging of water wells. The facilities will help to raise safe water service coverage to 78 percent from 55 percent, the head said.