Porto Novo, Jan 30 (Inforpress) – The project to reinforce the water supply to Alto São Tomé, Porto Novo, Santo Antão, is already in the test phase, a fact that makes the inhabitants satisfied, who say they are looking forward to the inauguration of the works .
“We are looking forward to seeing water in the taps. We have been waiting for this day for a long time”, said resident Jesus Brito, one of the 1,500 people who, for at least two years, have been facing the water problem in Alto São Tomé.
City Hall of Porto Novo informed that, throughout the month of February, the precious liquid will be available in houses in Alto São Tomé, in the case of “an investment that will definitely solve the problem of home water supply” in this area.
The project, funded by the Environment Fund, costing 20,000 escudos, is being carried out by the company Águas de Ponta Preta and includes an extension of 1500 meters with a new water network, a water pumping station and a 200 cubic meter reservoir.