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Addis Ababa Water Authority to Sink 3 Deep Wells

The Addis Ababa, Ethiopia water and sewerage authority said that it has set to undertake the sinking of 3 deep water wells to improve the city's water supply.  The new water wells will enable to supply 150,000 cubic letters of water per day at its completion said Etsegenet Tesfaye, communication affairs support leader for the authority.  

The project is expected to solve the problem of water shortage in different areas in the city including areas like Lebu, Alem Bank, Torhailoch, and Bethel.

The financing for the overall project was secured from the World Bank , EXIM bank of China, and the Ethiopian government said Etsegenet. The funding was secured in the form of soft loans she added.

In related news it was announced that plans are underway to work on different water wells to solve the city's water shortage.

94 million US dollars has been secured from the EXIM bank of China on a soft loan basis to launch work on a project that has the capacity of supplying 70,000 cubic meter of water per day. Another project expected to cost 830 million birr and to be partially funded by the World Bank and in part by the Ethiopian government is expected to deliver 70,000 cubic meter of water every day.

Source: Walta

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