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Cameroun : about USD 30 400 000 will be invested to provide 60 villages with potable water by 2020

Wednesday, 20 November 2019
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(Agence Ecofin) – During the year 2020, the water supply and rural sanitation project will initiate work for the supply of potable water to 60 villages in Cameroon, according to sources, during the first session of the steering committee of this government project.

The project, worth about USD 305,000 will assist in building 80 water towers with an overall capacity of 8900 cubic meters, 995 standpipes, laying of 242 kms of pipelines. The installation of solar panels in the pumping stations has also been envisaged under the project.

This project which will cover a period of 4 years will contribute to the improvement of access to potable water in Cameroon, which resource is only 45% available in the rural communities as against about 77% in the urban areas, according to the figures conducted by the National Statistical Institute (INS) in 2018.