The water supply system comes in handy to reduce exhausting treks as residents used to fetch water from far distant areas.
The infrastructure will also facilitate the provision of water in Mukingo sector where residents would use dirty water from marshlands, Butansinda Health Post as well as Gahombo A and B schools.
Josephine Ingabire, a resident of Kamushatsi village, Gatagara cell has revealed that IGIHE that the water supply system will help them improve hygiene.
“We had been hit hard fetching dirty marshland water after an hour-long trek. We are very excited for water infrastructure made available to help us improve hygiene and prevent poor sanitation related diseases,” she said.
The mayor of Nyanza district, Erasme Ntazinda explained that 79.5% of Nyanza residents have access to safe water adding that the infrastructure will be extended to Rwabusoro and Rwabicuma sectors.
The water supply system is among infrastructures launched in Nyanza districts to mark the celebration of Rwanda’s 27th Liberation anniversary.
Rwanda targets universal access to safe water by 2024.