LIBERIA: LWSC Threatens To Disconnect Illegal Customers

By Amos Harris | GNN Reporter |

The Managing Director of the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation, LWSC’s Duannah A. Kamara has disclosed that LWSC will shortly commence the disconnection of illegal sewerage lines. The LWSC boss made the disclosure during tour of all LWSC facilities with journalists.

He noted that with the regular payment of sewerage bills will enable the management of the corporation to handle its financial obligation with employees and also to purchase chemical for the operations of the entity including improving the system and maintaining its facilities.

According to him, a team of LWSC’s staff and other officials are around making show that people are collected with the sewerage lines to keep the city clean.

Mr. Kamara used the occasion to urge Liberians to make use of the sewerage line,   to enable LWSC to contribute towards the achievement of the Pro-Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development (PAPD)

He voiced that due to the innovation his administration has created at the LWSC, there are good working ties with other senior officials and employees, which led to the level of development in the water sector of the nation.

According to the Managing Director, LWSC responsibility is to operate, manage and supply safe drinking water to every part of the country as well as perform all sewerage services and maintain those facilities that would lead to the mutual benefit of Liberians.

The LWSC boss also disclosed, ‘’Not only that will we just be expanding; the part that is important is to ease the burden of our people so that they can be connected with safe drinking water, our decision and our strategies are informed by the government of the Coalition For Democratic Change (CDC) pro-poor agenda which intends to ensure that services are accessed by almost all of our people consistent with that agenda.

The Water and Sewer is not for fun we are here to expand and make sure that safe drinking water gets everywhere we will look at Monrovia at a greater level.”

We want communities to be honest with us because it is when you pay back that we will be able to expand into other communities this initiative is to soften the burden associated with connection ‘’ he, among other things said.

We also want to thanks the President of the Republic of Liberia H.E. Dr. George M. Weah the world Bank and other partners   for their contributions toward the LWSC in achieving their goal.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.