The National Water Company's (NWC) General Directorate for Water Services in Jazan region announced that it provided nine villages in Bish governorate with water services as it increased water supply by 3,100 m3 a day, with the aim of reinforcing the water systems in the region, increasing coverage, enhancing water operations and disposing of 85 16-ton-tanker trips per month.
Eng Bandar Jabr, Director General of Water Services in Jazan, said that the villages covered included Al-Mubadellah, Al-Qaa, Al-Shaqah, Al-Suhom, Al-Darbah, Al-Shiekhah, Al-Hajraf, Abu Al-Hashaf and Um Al-Suyod. The project included the laying of more than 49 km of main and sub-pipelines, in addition to the execution of some 1,000 water connections and meters.
"The company will supply more than 10,000 beneficiaries in nine villages with 3,100 m3 of water, with continuous supply of nearly 24 hours per day" said the Director General.
The achievement comes as part of the Water Distribution Sector's efforts to improve the standard of services and keep up with the urban growth and demand on services in the region to achieve full coverage.
Eng Bandar called customers in the served villages to update their information and apply for a new water connection via NWC's eBranch at (e.nwc.com.sa) and upload necessary documents to comfortably connect to the water service.