The Lagos Water Corporation has assured Mainlanders and other Lagos residents that efforts to improve water supply has commenced adding that the state is also working to renovate 48 mini and three major waterworks.
According to the new development, the Lagos State Government has also concluded plans to inaugurate thet mini water works in Imeke-Iworo, Surulere , Ishasi and Abule Egba.
In a statement issued by the Head of Corporate Communications, Lagos State Water Corporation (LWC), Mr. Oluwaferanmi Akinmuleya, the additional waterworks would boost access to safe water to residents in the areas.
“Presently, the state has embarked on the installation of pre-paid meters in Lekki and Ikeja, and additional 15,000 units to be deployed in Surulere, Itire, Yaba/Ebute-Meta, Iwaya, Victoria Island, Victoria Island Annex and Lekki, to reduce water wastage,” Akinmuleya said in the statement.
Furthermore, the State government has also commenced pipe replacement and mains expansion to Surulere, Onikan, Lekki, Badore, Ajagbandi, Ikeja and Ikate.
Others are Ikorodu, Epe, VI Annex, Bariga, Oworonshoki, Ijora-Badia, Apapa, Iponri, Oshodi and Ikoyi, among others.
Akinmuleya added that the State government did not privatize the Odomola water project, stressing that the State government would be involved in the execution of the project.