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The Anambra State Integrated Water Resources Management Committee has called on Ndi Anambra to join hands with the committee in the fight against wrong practices in water supply.


The Committee members made the call when they paid a Courtesy visit to the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Anambra Broadcasting Service, Mr. Uche Nworah, in Awka to solicit for partnership in sensitizing the State citizenry on correct water practices.
The Committee in charge of the facilitation program under the Ministry of Public Utilities and Domestic Water Resources was inaugurated in the State in August 2014 to render integrated approach to the management of water and related resources, to improve the implementation and management of Water and Environmental Resources Projects in the State.
While receiving the Committee , the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the ABS, Mr. Uche Nworah who said that State government has been embarking on water reforms, harped on the need for sensitizing the citizenry on correct water practices to eliminate wastage and pollution.
While stressing that the ABS is on ground to promote government programmes and policies, Mr. Nworah assured of support by the establishment, adding that the present administration has been proactive in the sector, as reflected in the name of the Ministry in charge of water resources in the State.
The ABS boss who wondered why people still waste water in the Country contrary to what is obtainable overseas, expressed optimism that public water supply programme would be brought back to the State where every home and square would benefit. 
The Co-Chairman of the Anambra State Integrated Water Resources Management, Mr. Mike Opia commended the State government for promoting the State Water sector, including the enactment of Anambra State Water Supply and Sanitation Policy, which among things ensures that water for use is harmonized for effective management.
Mr. Opia who said that the program will help fix some of the challenges existing in the sector, revealed that prospects are abundant in the State Water sector if the State government can tap into the activities of the Committee to build its legacy and make more water available in the State.
The Director of News and Current Affairs Department of the ABS, Mr. Gab Okpalaeze, was part of the committee received by the ABS boss.

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