Lagos Water Corporation has flagged off 2018 World Water Day in grand style with Free Water Test across Lagos State.

The 3-day events has commenced today at the Corporation Headquarters, Ijora, Lagos, today 19th March, 2018, to cover 8 LWC Operational regions.

While briefing the Press and the team from Quality Assurance and Sales & Commercial Departments before the take-off, Head, Quality Assurance, Mrs. Banire Monsurat enjoined the Staff to be worthy Ambassadors of the Corporation, urging them to be polite in answering questions and always be friendly because they are all LWC Esteemed Customers.

The Exercise is expected to cover the 8 operational regions of LWC, which have been marked to 4 areas (Lagos Island, Surulere, Ikeja etc.) for easy accessibility.

“You are expected to take samples of Water used in the locations cover irrespective of water used, LWC, Borehole Water among others.

The essence is to show the general public the quality of Water the Corporation is serving the Public, adding that LWC Water is clean, safe and good for human consumption, she added.

She further stated that borehole water is contaminated and urged them to migrate/connect to LWC Water, which conform to World Health Organisation’s Standard.

This year?s theme: “NATURE FOR WATER” explores how we can use nature to overcome the water challenges of the 21st century.

Environmental damage, together with climate change, is driving the water-related crises we see around the world. Floods, drought and water pollution are all made worse by degraded vegetation, soil, rivers and lakes.

When we neglect our ecosystems, we make it harder to provide everyone with the water we need to survive and thrive.

Tuesday 20th March, 2018 is designed for Media Press Briefing and Inauguration of Water Ambassadors, while 22nd is the D-day for Road Show across the State with distribution of fliers and sensitization of the public on Water Conservation and procedures on how to connect to LWC Water to bring the 3-day events to an end.


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