Ministry of Water and Sanitation Principal Secretary, Elias Chimlambe, has advised water boards in the country to scale up their efforts to reduce non-revenue water that occurs due to theft of water supply equipment, pipe bursts and leakages.
Islamic Relief Malawi, under the Integrated Protection and Basic Needs Support (IPBNS) project, has handed over the solar–powered water system to Mpapa Primary School at Traditional Authority (TA) Somba in Blantyre to ease water challenges that compromises child education.
Public Relations Manager for Northern Region Water Board (NRWB), Edward Nyirenda says vandalism of water infrastructure in Mzimba south poses great danger to sustainable provision of potable water to communities.
President Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera on Thursday outlined his ambitious plans to develop the water sector in Malawi, stressing that, beyond drinking and domestic use, access to clean water has far-reaching effects on the economic life of any community.
Deputy Minister of Water and Sanitation Liana Kakhobwe Chapota has disclosed that Malawi has registered positive strides in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions despite challenges facing the sector.
Deputy Minister of Water and Sanitation, John Bande has urged communities in Mangochi drink from protected water sources to avoid Cholera as the district continues to register cases of the water and food borne disease.