The launching ceremony of the ‘Mainstream of the Water and Wastewater Industry’ was held at the Amy Hotel on Thursday, and the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Renewable Energy attended the ceremony. He said that more and more tap water users are supplied with water all day without interruption, such users increased from 161,000 to 211,000 households. He said the government is increasing investment in the replacement of old water pipes, which has also been carried out for quite some time. The government will also invest 210 million rupees to update the two reservoirs in La Route Nicolay and La Ferme.
“Since the independence of Mauritius, the current government or the first government to invest so much money and energy to improve the water industry, under the leadership of the current prime minister, the government should speed up the work so that more people can use tap water and Drinking water. “The minister said.
At present the Water Authority has 42 percent of the female staff, and for such a high proportion, the minister expressed the great satisfaction. He hoped that , the number of ladies in the department would exceed 50 percent at the end of his work term. The Minister of Gender Equality Fazila Daureeawoo highly praised the Deputy Prime Minister for his various initiatives.