The infrastructure for water supply in Cabinda province was inaugurated this Thursday, June 30, 2022. This system will also supply the village of Lândana, in Cacongo municipality and will allow water to reach more than 630,000 people in a first stage, and later it will extend its network with 70,000 household connections.
The opening ceremony was held by the Minister of Energy and Water, João Baptista Borges, who inaugurated the Water Treatment Station of Sassa Zau – Bissassanha and the Distribution Centre of Luvula- Lândana was inaugurated by the Province Governor, Marcos Alexandre Nhunga. President of the Parliamentary Bancada and Coordinator of the MPLA Political Bureau in Cabinda, Vírgilio de Fontes Pereira, witnessed both acts.
Following the two inaugurations, the delegation went for a visit to the Malembo Thermal Power Plant where it was verified the installation of another Aeroderivative Power Plant with a capacity of 25 MW, which is in the commissioning phase, expecting to enter in commercial operation, in the first fortnight of July.
The government officials inaugurated the Tchizo Distribution Centre in Cabinda municipality.
The Sassa Zau Water Treatment Plant, inaugurated, will depend on the Chiluango River catchment and is located in the village of Bissassanha, on a 17. It has an Administrative Building; Pre-oxidation and rapid mixing tank; Dosage building; 3 Decanters; Filters building; Operating chamber; Treated water tank; Pumps, fans and auxiliaries building; Generator building; Sludge line; Streets; Fencing and Sentry box, totalling 6,431.55 m2 of gross construction area.
On the other hand, the Luvula – Lândana Distribution Centre is implanted in an area of 3,300.00 m2 of gross construction area, and has two 500 m3 reservoirs; 50 m3 elevated reservoir; maneuvering chambers; pump room; generator’s roof; roadways; fencing; landscaped areas and PT AI 250 KVA, totaling 1,050 m3 of water reserve. Last but not least, the Tchizo Distribution Centre also inaugurated today, has an area of 7.912,00 m2 of gross implantation area, contains 4 reservoirs of 5.550 m3; 375 m3 elevated reservoir; Office building; 2 maneuver chambers; Generator building; Pump building; Streets; Fencing; Garden areas and PT 250 Kva supported.
Totaling 22.575 m3 of water reserve.
However, according to Minister João Baptista Borges, with the entry into operation of this reinforcement system, better conditions for the beneficiary populations are guaranteed. The Minister added that this is an effort that the Executive led by the President of the Republic, João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço, has been developing, and thanked the good interaction with the local Government, in coordination with the Ministry of Energy and Waters for the conclusion of this objective. João Baptista Borges also pointed out that the construction work now inaugurated had its beginning about 5 years ago.
In representation of all Cabindans, the governor Marcos Alexandre Nhunga, appealed to the conservation of the infrastructures and the conservation of the materials by the citizens of the localities now inaugurated.
THE MINEA OFFICE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INSTITUTIONAL COMMUNICATION AND PRESS, Luanda, 30 June 2022