Despite the recent concern that Abuja water source faces contamination threat, the Usuman Dam remains safe for potable water supply to residents of the Territory, according to the management of FCT Water Board.
The Board in a statement at the weekend, reiterated that it’s not relenting on maintenance of Dams specifically the Usuma Dam, which serves as residents of the FCT and its environs.
According to the statement from its Public Relations Officer (PRO), Mogbo Stella, the concerns of the general public are our priority and will always be attended to with utmost care It reads: “The FCT Water Board allays every form of fear/rumours emanating from any quarter regarding threat of contamination from its water source as proactive measures are always taken from time to time to forestall any eventuality.
“The FCT Water Board was commissioned to ensure sufficient supply and equitable distribution of potable water to citizens of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, and this duty has always been carried out efficiently and effectively.
“FCT Water Board is a public organization tasked with a profound and crucial responsibility which considers her duties to be of utmost importance to members of the general public especially in the area of provision of portable water”.
FCT Water Board wish to inform the general public that its team of engineers will carry out urgent maintenance of its main trunk line that conveys water to Kubwa, Airport, Gwagwalada and their envrons. The maintenance work is scheduled to take place from the early hours of Saturday morning the 10th of April and completed on Monday morning the 12th of April, 2021.
Consequently, there will be disruption of water supply to the residents of Kubwa Airport, Gwagwalada and environs from the evening of Friday 9th April, 2021.
In view if this development, the general public especially our esteemed customers, are advised to store and manage water ahead of the maintenance work to avoid any inconvenience.
The FCT Water Board wish to assure the general public that normal Water Supply will be restored on Monday evening the 11th of April, 2021.
The Board regrets any inconveniences that might be experienced within the period.
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The Management of FCT Water Board thanks Residents of the Federal Capital Territory (Abuja) for their continued patience while repair works on the Trunk line at the Lower Usuma Dam (LUD) Water Treatment Plant 3&4is on-going. Please, be rest assured that our Engineers are working tirelessly to restore normal supply.
2. Meanwhile, Residents in need of water may please contact the Area Managers within their districts for supplementary water supply via water tankers.
3. Please find attached herewith Phone Numbers for the Area Manager of your district for assistance.
FCT WATER BOARD
Customer Care Hotline
|1.||Mr. Adeyemi Taiwo A.||HOD Commerce||0803 590 2986|
|2.||Ahmed S. Abdullah||HOU Customer Care||0803 704 2509|
|3.||Galadima Fenn D.||Servicom Focal Officer||0803 700 3271|
|4.||Engr. Courage I.O.||AM Asokoro||0803 679 3302|
|5.||Hajara B. Koti (Mrs).||AM Bwari||0808 885 5285|
|6.||Iliyasu Abubakar S.||AM Garki I||0803 588 5151|
|7.||Alhamdu J. Ngafono||AM Garki II||0803 595 9874|
|8.||Ibrahim Saidu||AM Gudu||0803 596 1616|
|9.||Choji Pam||AM Gwagwalada||0803 305 2515|
|10.||Engr. Douglas Oloton||AM Gwarinpa||0803 315 5402|
|11.||Habib A. Kiru||AM Jabi||0803 701 4686|
|12||Aisha Jafaaru||AM Karu/Nyanya||0803 811 1929|
|13.||Ehimhen Ehianeta||AM Kubwa I||0809 196 7053|
|14.||Nweke Francisca||AM Kubwa II||0803 948 4546|
|15.||James Dada||AM Maitama||0803 651 6596|
|16.||Yusuf Yelwa||AM Wuse I/Wuye||0803 705 4023|
|17.||Ramat M.S.||AM Utako||0803 366 8886|
|18.||Naye Istifanus (Mrs).||AM Jahi/Katampe||0816 162 6120|
|19.||Ilodoba Adaobi I.||AM Wuse II||0803 596 1062|
The management of FCT Water Board wishes to inform the general public and its customers that there is an urgent maintenance work being carried out at the Lower Usuma Dam treatment plant.
The maintenance service has caused disruption of water supply to its esteemed customers.
However all engineers are on site to ensure quick completion of the maintenance work to restore normal water supply. Meanwhile the board has made available water tankers that will convey water to customers as the need arises.
The management of water board wishes to assure its customers and the general public that water supply will be restored within the shortest possible time and regrets any inconvenience the disruption might have caused.