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River Malakisi that is a source of water that is consumed by Agurai residents in Teso North.

Busia, World Vision to audit operations of Malakisi- Angurai Water Scheme

Photo: Regional Manager World Vision Kisumu Joseph Tinkoi and Acting Chief Officer for Water Moses Weunda at the World Vision Offices in Angurai on Wednesday.

Busia County Government in partnership with the World Vision  will carry out the audit of  the operations of  Malakisi- Angurai Water Scheme.

 Speaking at the World Vision Offices in Angurai, Acting Chief Officer for Water, Environment and Natural Resources Moses Weunda  said they  will also audit the schemes infrastructure and management.

The Chief Officer  said the move to commence the audit of  the scheme  was aimed at establishing  why residents of Angurai and its environs  have  not received water for  some time.

” We shall share responsibilities with the World Vision  to come to the bottom of the matter. I know there are challenges including  destruction of pipes by the Angurai- Malakisi junction   road  contractor .

Management challenges  that impacts negatively on  the smooth running of the scheme  will also be looked into. We shall also beef up staff  to carry out lines patrol  so as to improve on  the surveillance, public private partnership  and ownership of the  project.

The meeting brought together the county government represented by the chief officer of water . Moses Weunda, BUWASCO acting managing director Juma  Mulika and  world Vision Regional Manager Kisumu, Joseph Tinkoi.

As for the damaged pipe at Angurai the  Weunda and Angurai South ward MCA  Grace Olita promised to factor in some funds in order to repair the broken pipe within the next  few  days so that water can flow and reach the residents of Angurai.

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