The project of Water Supply and Sanitation Project in four Towns in Eastern Province, Zambia implemented by CHICO was grandly inaugurated in Petauke Township on 6 June 2012. The Ambassador of Germany in Zambia, Frank Myke, on behalf of the Funder, handed over the project to the Eastern Province Water and Sewerage Company. The ceremony was also attended by the Permanent Secretary of Eastern province, Minister of Local Government and Housing, the representatives of KFW Bankengruppe, the economic councilor of German embassy, the Mayor of Petauke Township,the Gauff Engineering representative as the consulting company and regional Director Ms. Xu Chunhua from our company. The event was covered by all the main local media.
The Permanent Secretary of Eastern Province and the German Ambassador congratulated the successful completion of the works in their speeches on the ceremony and thanked our company for the timely completion and the good quality of the works. More than 100,000 residents in the four towns have acquired safe potable drinking water with 24 hours consecutive water supply after the completion of the project.
The main works of this project includes, boreholes drilling, overhead towers, alum and charlie dosing systems, pumps instalation, raising mains and distribution systems, rehabilitation of a dam, rehabilitations of school and hospital ponds, construction of water kiosk and house connections. The successful implementation of this project has consolidated our position in the water supply market in Zambia.