LWC offers Water quality, testing & analysis

This is to inform the general public that Lagos Water Corporation offers a wide range of ground water, waste water, and drinking water testing and analysis laboratory services in support of site remediation, studies, and other projects.

The services include:

1, Comprehensive/full analysis of water sample.
2, Chemical Demand Test (Determination of type and quality of chemical for your water sample (boreholes).
3, Physical and Chemical analysis of water sample.
4, Microbiology analysis of water sample.
5, Treatment chemical analysis (Potency test), such as Alum, Lime, Soda, HTH etc.

Please visit:
Lagos Water Corporation
Water Quality Assurance Department
Room 509B
5th floor
Water House, Ijora, Lagos
Call/WhatsApp: Niyi Okubena on 07030992192


As parts of the one-week Youth Outreach Ecotourism Programme on Wetland and Biodiversity Conservation for Public School Students in Lagos State, the Students, today, Tuesday 30th July, 2019 visited Lagos Water Corporation Adiyan water works as an excursion exercise designed to learn about LWC operations, which involved Water production and distribution in the State.

The Lagos State Government organised programme through the Ministry for the Environment has included into their programme, the Students’ visit to the 70Million Gallons per Day (MGD) Adiyan Waterworks to acquire knowledge on the waterworks water Abstractions, Production,8 Treatment, Distribution, among others.

The host, Adiyan Production Manager, Engr. Agiri who received the students with open arms introduced the Water facility to the students as the State largest waterworks with production capacity of 70MGD which was commissioned in 1991.

While explaining the core facilities to the students, Mr. Idris Shonubi, Quality Assurance and Engr. Cardozo took the Students round the Waterworks facilities, such as Filtration Bed; Sedimentation Tank; Coagulation Tank; Aeration Tank; Control Panel; Air Blower; Filter Bed; Lime Dosing Point, among others.

During his presentation, Mr. Shonubi said, “there is a room called Laboratory Room, for the testing of Raw water and Final water”.

Engr. Cardozo, explained that during water production, water /leaves/departs the Intermediate Pumping Station to Storage tank with storage capacity of 72MGD, which from the storage tank to the distribution channel, where it is distributed/discharged to the general public.

He added that LWC Water is if high quality, which is good for human consumption, because it’s conform with World Health Organization’s (WHO) Standards.

The students while showing their encomium, through their spoke person, Alaro Taiwo lauded the Corporation’s Management for the hospitality and gesture during the excursion and maintenance of the waterworks till date which will continue to linger in their memories.

Staff form the Ministry for the Environment present included Mr. Laguda I. A.; Mr. Ayeni G. A.; Mr. Dotun Agboola; Mr. Gafar A. O.; Mrs. Sadiku F. A.; Mrs. Masha A. J. and Mrs. Ibikunle.

Also, members of LWC Staff at the excursion were, Mr. Omotayo Adedoyin (Head, Quality Assurance); Mrs. Jaiyeola (Quality Assurance); Mr. Idris (Manager, Staff Training); Mr. Anifowoshe Rasaq (Manager, Corporate Communication); Mr. Kayode Akinolu; Mr. Olushi I. K. among others.

Earlier, on Friday 26th July, 2019, the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State, Ministry for the Environment, Mr. Abiodun Bangboye, at a Press Conference briefed the members of press about the One-week programme which has since commenced on Sunday 28th July, 2019 to last till Sunday 4th August, 2109.

In the same vein, the National Winners of the Nigerian Stockholm Junior Water Prize is set to visit Alausa and Adiyan Waterworks tomorrow, Wednesday 31st July, 2019 to acquire advance knowledge on process of Water production and distribution in preparation for the final competition in Stockholm, Sweden.

The winners, will be representing the Country in the Junior Water Competition category later in August, 2019.
[21:44, 7/30/2019] Mr . Rasaq: Photo Reel during the Students Excursion to Adiyan Waterworks today, Tuesday 30th July, 2019.


Lagos Water Corporation, today Tuesday July 23rd, 2019 hosted the National winners of the 2019 Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) at Lagos Water Corporation, Water-House, Ijora, Lagos.

The visit to the multiple awards winning Corporation and largest water producer in sub-sahara Africa is to gather additional/advance knowledge on its operations, particularly, the process of water production and supply.

In his welcome address, the LWC, Managing Director/CEO, Engr. Muminu Badmus expressed great enthusiasm at the Water Purifier Project invented by State and Country ambassadors.

The ambassadors are students from Ansar-Ud-Deen Grammar school, Surulere, Lagos, whose names are Giwa Abdulmuqsit (Team Leader), Adebiyi Al-Ameen, Sanusi Ameer, and Opeyemi Hassan to compete with other winners of new water production process Equipments inventors across the globe, scheduled to take place in Stockholm, Sweden next month, August.

LWC boss pledged his full support to seeing the project to the end, expressing his optimism that the young inventors would emerge winners at the international finals.

While making presentations on the Water purifier, the students explained how the Water Purifier equipment works, describing the various components that make adequate water treatment/production possible.

Also, some management staff present during the meeting were Mrs. Aramide Alaka (Head, Staff Training); Engr. Adesoji Kudehinbu (Head, Production); Engr. Ajadi Semiu (Director, Production Department); Mr. sheriff Akinpelu (Acting Head, Admin & Human Resources); Mr. Adedoyin Omotayo (Head, Quality Assurance); Mr. Anifowoshe Rasaq (Manager, Corporate Communication) among other experts within the Corporation, gave their opinions on the project, in order to assist make needed improvements.

On Monday 19th July, 2019, at the Lagos House, Marina, His Excellency, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu received the National winners, as he expressed his joy at the success of the young inventors at the national level, adding that he has no doubt that they would do the nation proud at the global level.

The winners were led to the Corporation by the National Organizer (SJWP) competition, Miss Bibilore Sholarin and the coach/coordinator, Mr. Amisu Abdulrasheed Muyiwa.

Mrs. Aramide Alaka (Head, Staff Training) is expected to coordinate the training exercise between the National winners and the Corporation’s experts to the designated waterworks for advance knowledge in the area of water production and distribution.

The National Winners of the 2019 Nigerian Stockholm Junior Water Prize will be representing the Country in International Finals in Stockholm, Sweden next month, August.


Lagos Water Corporation has commenced restoration of Water supply to parts of the Lagos metropolis earlier affected by the technical challenges at LWC Major water facilities.

LWC 70MGD Adiyan Waterworks commenced operation over the weekend to supply potable water to Lagosians, as Corporation’s engineers are currently addressing the problems at the 45MGD Iju Water facility.

Thanking you for your support, understanding and endurance, as we are committed to improve service delivery to every home in the State.



Lagos Water Corporation has informed the general public, particularly the residents of Iyana-Ipaja, Egbede, Dopemu, Orile-Agege, Idimu, Isheri-Olofin, and other adjoining communities that the present disruption of Water supply being experienced in these areas is as a result of heavy burst on LWC 1200MM Ductile Pipe due to Ongoing Road Construction activities along Lagos – Abeokuta Expressway of Lagos State.

This was contained in a statement released by the LWC MD/CEO, Engr. Muminu Adekunle Badmus over the weekend in Lagos.

He stated that the ongoing Road Construction taken place at Iyana-Ipaja area (Iyana-Ipaja Bus-Stop) has damaged the water mains/pipe supplying potable Water to these areas thereby affecting water supply.

While wishing Lagosians a Memorable Easter Celebrations, he however apologized to the residents of the affected areas over the Water disruption, especially this period, as the Corporation’s Engineers are working hard to restore normal supply.


Just in – The much anticipated LWC Service Charter Document has been described as a legally binding document that would benefit customers of the Lagos Water Corporation.

This was revealed by the Branding Once Stop Shop Director of the Lagos State Office of Transformation, Creativity and Innovation (OTCI), Princess Adedoyin Ajayi, today the 17th of April, 2019, at the Corporation’s Headquarters, during the official inauguration of the LWC Service Charter Committee by OTCI.

The Service Charter Committee had been earlier constituted by the GMD, CEO, Lagos Water Corporation, Engr. Muminu Adekunle Badmus, and the Corporation was in May, 2018 chartered by the OTCI (during the 2018 Lagos State Service Charter Week).

This was after the corporation had emerged as one of the 15 MDAs approved to be chartered by the Governor of Lagos State, His Excellency, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, out of the 27 names submitted for approval by the Lagos State Office of Transformation, Creativity and Innovation (OTCI.

Mrs. Adedoyin explained that LWC was approved by the Governor because of the beneficial service it rendered to the people of the State.

She stated that the charter document though not a legal document is legally binding, and holds chartered Agencies responsible for providing services promised to customers within the acceptable time frame, without recourse or delay.

She also explained that every Chartered Agency must possess its own Service Delivery Unit that would ensure compliance to the provisions stated in the Charter Document, at all units.

This according to her would be administered through compliance monitoring and evaluation to be undertaken by the inaugurated members of the Service Charter Committee, who were charged to ensure every staff, is carried along in the process of service improvement.

Princess Adedoyin emphasized that the Charter Document must include the responsibilities and mandates of all departments and units, which after proper considerations and evaluation would be signed by the Chairman of the committee, the MD/CEO of LWC.

The Service Charter Committee is to ensure that each department or unit gets adequate representation, and would serve as the decision making body for all steps of implementation.

The MD/CEO of Lagos Water Corporation, Engr. Muminu Badmus in his words credited the Lagos State Office of Transformation, Creativity and Innovation, while expressing optimism that the Charter Document would henceforth place every individual in the Corporation under the obligation to be productive.

He also announced that the document would implement checks against unproductive individuals and actions, adding that he had no choice but to make the project a success.

The Chief Operating Officer, (COO) Engr. Deji Johnson who was also present among other Heads of Departments/ Units, at the inauguration ceremony added his own two cents on the Charter Document, and stated that it basically makes life easier for the people we serve, by giving them the power to hold the Corporation responsible for any type of default in the delivery of service.

He however enjoined every member of staff to embrace it, noting that the Corporation will get credits for its success.

The five-man team that made up the inaugurating body from the Office of Transformation Creativity and Innovation included; Princess Adedoyin Ajayi, Mrs. Dosunmu, Mrs. afose, Mrs. Fasasi, and Mr. Agboola.


Just In – As parts of the Lagos Water Corporation’s efforts to rejig its operations, the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) revisited Lagos Water Corporation today Monday 15th April, 2019 to offer solutions to the Corporation’s problems militating against its operations.

The visit was parts of the Agency ongoing Interaction and deliberation of Understanding of Challenges of MDAs.

In his opening remarks, the LWC Group Managing Director/CEO, Engr. Muminu Adekunle Badmus welcomed the JICA representatives led by Japan Development Service Co., Ltd. Senior Consultant Consulting Division, Yusuke Tanaka to the Waters house and lauded the JICA 5-man team, particularly in the area of assistance rendered to the Corporation so far, adding that this is another meeting for creation of new idea for present and future challenges.

JICA is promoting the application of digital technologies (i.e A1/Big Data, IoT etc), in collaboration with private sector organizations to accelerate development towards SDGs.

Engr. Titilola Oridami-Bright, LWC Monitoring and Evaluation Unit in her brief speech/insight to the JICA’s visit to the Corporation, stated that “JICA is on mission to offer solutions to LWC problems using Disruptive technology, Innovative technology/systems”.

Mr. Chidozie Agbaragwu, while presenting the Information, Communication and Telecommunications (ICT) Infrastructures at the meeting, revealed that the general objective of the ICT is to improve the Operational efficiency which will lead to cost recovery and improved customer service delivery.

” The ICT summary strategic plan are into 5 areas namely: Customer Service, Administrative Applications, Security, Infrastructure, and Training”

He enumerated the LWC Current infrastructure (Software and Hardware) as: GIS, Asset Management, e-procurement, Active Directory, Prepaid Bulk Meters Management Software, Old Billing system, Biometric System, Local Area Network, Wireless LAN, Backup Storage, Servers, Desktop & Laptops, Internet Access at HQ., Solar Power system among others.

He further stressed that the challenges faced by the Corporation are enormous, these involved : Sustaining the internet Access at the HQ., Maintaining Power supply for 24/7 Operations, No visibility of Software Systems, Inadequate Training of ICT Staff, among others.

Proposed requirements for solutions are: Operational Computers/Tablets, Wide Area Networks, Cloud Based Access for all Software Systems, Integration for all Software Systems, Meter Reading Collection and Management and Training and Re-training of ICT Staff.

Other LWC Management Staff present at the meeting included, LWC COO, Engr. Deji Johnson, Engr. Ijaiya Suraj, Engr. Abass, Engr. Ibraheem, Mr. Ajose, Mrs. Ishola, Mrs. Adedugbe, Engr. Odunuga, Engr. Ogunsua, Mr. Oriola, Mr. Etti and Mr. Anifowoshe.

Members of the Ibile Broadband also present at the meeting.

JICA team is expected soon for further presentation and interaction on the way forward as the meeting is ongoing.

2019 UN WORLD WATER DAY: LWC Develops Strategies Towards Increase In Water Production and Supply

Friday 22nd March 2019, the World as a global village celebrated the 2019 United Nation World Water Day throughout the globe, with the theme: Leaving no one behind”

At different venue, different Organisation staged the annual event to celebrate importance of Water, as Water is life and it’s importance cannot over emphasized.

NIGERIAN BOTTLING COMPLY, AGIDIGBI, IKEJA – The Lagos Water Corporation, Group Managing Director/CEO, Engr. Muminu Adekunle Badmus was a Special Guest of Honour at an event organised by the Nigerian Bottling Company Limited, at Agidigbi Coca Cola plant, Agidigbi, Ikeja, Lagos.

LWC boss joined other notable personalities in Nigeria, particularly the State and in Water sector to mark the annual event.

These are Honourable Commissioner for the Environment, Mr. Babatunde Durosimi-Etti, ably represented by the Permanent Secretary, Environment, Mr. Abiodun Bamgboye; Mrs. Agust Anikwe representing LASEPA; President of manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Miss. Olushi Odinuko; the Coca Cola zonal Plant Manager, Engr. Adeyemi Adesoye, among other dignitaries.

Lagos State Permanent Secretary, Environment, Mr. Durosimi-Etti thanked the Nigerian Bottling Company initiative for organizing the annual event (2019 UN World Water Day), noting that this year event is the 29th edition of WWD celebration globally, stated that the importance of Water cannot be over emphasized.

He added that the State Government has virtually put necessary structures and regulations in place to manage Water, as this shows the commitment of the Government in conserving this resource which is limited in quantity.

Mr. Durosimi-Etti Lauded the Children, particularly the Students present, as the future lies with them, being the agent of change.

While Speaking at the event, LWC GMD/CEO, Engr. Badmus revealed that the the Corporation in its efforts to increase water production capacity has continued to developed on its strategies towards increasing water production and supply.

“In recent years, the Lagos Water Corporation has developed a Strategic Business Plan as a ‘Road Map’ to take the Water production capacity of the State to 492 million gallons per day by year 2023 to close water demand gap significantly”.

Engr. Badmus added that the Corporation has widened the data base to effectively supply water to more Lagosians, as its tandem with the year’s theme ” Leaving no one behind”.

The Nigerian Bottling Company, Plant Manager, Engr. Adeyemi Adesoye said the company believes in prosperity, conservation, preservation, sustainability, and in its renewed commitment has invest in partnerships.

“Water is very important to us as a resource and part of ingredients for their products”.

LWC HEADQUARTERS, IJORA, LAGOS – In the same vein, the Lagos Water Corporation celebrated the annual event at the Corporation’s Headquarters, Ijora, Lagos in another grand style, with an Interactive session with Stakeholders (Customers and Children) in line with the event theme “Leaving no one behind”.

Engr. Badmus lauded the esteemed Customers present at the colourful event for their past and present loyalties, understanding Cooperation and Support, as he promised Improved Service Delivery, adding that Customers are KINGS

In his statement, the LWC boss stated that it is the tradition of LWC to involve every Water Stakeholders, even the younger ones, particularly students from primary to higher institutions to be part our the Corporation’s advocacy initiative for water conservation, noting that not too long that the Corporation brought in Lagos State Children parliamentarians, because of the believe that Women and Children are major Stakeholders in the Water sector.

He however pointed out the major challenge the Corporation is facing today which is erratic power supply and which has continued to create inhibition for our operations, as the Corporation is not deterred and strongly belief that all the problems militating against our operations will be solved within a short time.

“I appeal to you all our Customers to please bear with us, as the problem is for a short while.

In appreciation of our commitment and improving service delivery, he enjoined the Water Customers to pay their Water bills, as our Water is the best, and the rate is the cheapest, not only in Africa, but across the globe.

In his closing remarks, Engr. Badmus seized the opportunity and thank the event partner and donor, WILO Pumps Nigeria Ltd. for their gesture, support, as he promised continuous business relationship.

LWC Chief Operating Officer, Engr. Deji Johnson appreciated all Stakeholders present at the interactive session for their Cooperation over the years as he also assured improved supply of Water supply in the State.

He added that all hands are on deck for improved power supply which has been the greatest challenge presently faced by the Corporation to deliver in its mandate.

However, Engr. Johnson has expressed his appreciation to LWC 2019 UN World Water Day entire Organising Committee, led by Mrs. Opeifa (Head, Budget and Planning) for the success of the outstanding event.


It was a massive turn-out at the Adeyemi Bero Auditorium Hall of Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa, Lagos, yesterday Thursday 28th February, 2019, as Lagos Water Corporation staff joined other Lagos Public servants in the State to honour the call of Lagos State Head of Service (HOS) Mr. Hakeem Muri Okunola popular refer to as “Field Marshal of Lagos Civil Servants”.

The HOS had mobilized/assembled the State Civil Servants to an interactive session with the Lagos State All Progressive Congress (APC) Gubernatorial Candidate Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-olu, who was accompanied to the memorable session by his Deputy, Dr. Hamsat Obafemi Kadiri.

In his opening remarks, Mr. Muri-Okunola appreciated the massive turn out of the public servants whom he described as Most efficient and vibrant public servants in Nigeria, as they have chosen to witness and interact with two most important personalities in the scheme of things in the state, to listen to their plans (Roadmap for greater Lagos) for the State Public Servants and Lagos State in general, and more importantly to seek their supports as preferred Candidate in the 2019 Governorship election schedule for 9th March, 2019 across the State.

While thanking the large crowd in his address, Mr. Sanwo-Olu could not hide his feelings as he felt humbled and delighted to see people gathering at the venue, promising improved welfare package and condition of service.

He stated that, “though, I have gone out to meet over 22 millions citizens across the State to tell them my plans, I am also here today to ask for your support and to ask you to come out on the 9th of March to cast your vote for me as the next Governor of the state.

“Am here to tell you what I have to do for you if elected to the office, as my plan is based on the acronym of THEME and promise all inclusive government”, adding that together, we make Lagos a 21st century Economy State.

As a government and people, we are clear about our destination. We have also evolved implementable roadmap, hinged on our 5 pillars of Development – THEME.

THEME is an acronym of 5 critical areas of intervention our government will focus on, these are: Traffic Management & Transportation; Health & Environment; Education & Technology; Making Lagos a 21st Century economy and; Entertainment and Tourism.

“Security and Infrastructure are key to our envisioned tourism and entertainment economy, because, people must feel safe to move around anytime of the day.

“We will deliver committedly”, he declared.”

While answering questions from the anxious civil servants, Mr. Sanwo-Olu stated that, In 2010, Lagos state was the first State to implement minimum wage, and he should be trusted to pay and implement the new minimum wage, describing it as the “KOKO”.

Workers’ welfare will be a priority of his administration if elected, promising that he would run a listening government to which every worker will have access.

“Our programmes will not be effectively implemented and our objectives achieved without the readiness of the public servants to work with us as the drivers of these policies and promises made to Lagosians.

“Most of our programmes will be technology-driven and we feel there is need to meet with you and prepare you ahead.”

All the government offices will be equipped with free Wi-Fi to promote seamless communications among government workers, he added.

He promised that his government would bring back international capacity building and training and retraining opportunities for workers, but said the condition for selecting beneficiaries would be strictly be based on merit.

Promising that workers’ salaries would be paid on the 23rd day of every month, adding that condition of service will be improved upon.

“Our government would be all inclusive and listening government, we shall feel your pulse and you will have access to us, to feel what you feel.”

The governorship candidate also promised not to abandon the projects started by the outgoing government, re-assuring the workers that his administration would improve on the achievements recorded by the current government.

“We shall continue our friendship, it is a government that you will love, that will take care of your needs and care for you.

“We are to improve on the Welfare packages to motivate public servants in the state and implement the agendas of Lagos State.

Staff canteen, staff clinic and staff quarters will be provided.

“On Health Insurance, there will be prompt payment of health premium for better and improved service delivery.

“Retirement is real, so you need to plan for it, when you are retired, you will not tired. Payment of retirement benefits will be made same year you retire, and not 2, 3 years after.

“Housing for civil servant: we shall increase our home/housing projects, so that when they retire you can have home of yourselves.”

Linear accelerator to detect cancer will be provided. Creation of more agricultural scheme so that more people can invest on agriculture.

“We are going to fix all staff buses, through procurement practices.

“Directors will be provided with cars to aid their mobility and improve efficiency towards improved service delivery in the State, Mr. Sanwo-Olu concluded.

Also at the event included the Ikorodu House of representatives member, Mr. Jimi Benson, Lagos Island House of representatives member, Mr. Yakub Balogun, Chairman of the party in Lagos, Hon. Tunde Balogun, and the Director-General of the Sanwo-Olu campaign group, Tayo Ayinde, Engr. Bamgboye Martins among others.


JUST IN – ” HEALTH is WEALTH”. Health is regarded as the general condition of body and mind. A healthy state of well being free from disease.

Lagos Water Corporation today Wednesday 13th February, 2019 officially unveiled the Lagos State Health Insurance Scheme (LSHIS), at the Corporation’s Boardroom, Ijora, Lagos.

The LWC Official presentation of the scheme followed the launching of the Scheme by the Lagos State Governor, His Excellency, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode at the Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Victoria Island, on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

The LSHIS is a statewide health insurance scheme aimed at ensuring that all state residents have access to quality, affordable healthcare services.

“The scheme covers treatment of common ailments in adult and childhood, maternal and child services, preventive healthcare services, selected non-communicable diseases and surgeries”.

The Corporation’s Group Managing Director/CEO, Engr. Muminu Adekunle Badmus during the presentation charged the entire Staff of LWC to take full advantage of the scheme by commencing immediate registration (collection, filling and submitting of forms to LWC, Administration and Human Resources Department).

He added that all levels of LWC Staff would be carried along in the State Health Insurance Scheme, noting that the scheme is expected to commence by March, 2019.

LWC boss however urged the members of Staff to meet with A&HR department for LSHIS registration.

The official presentation was led by the representative of Total Health Trust Ltd. (THT), Mr. Babatunde Sanni who revealed that the Lagos State Health Scheme is mandatory for all residents of the State by legislation.

In his presentation, he stated that the cheering news is that State Government has subsidised the Civil Servant payment by 75%, which allows payment of 25% to all officials of the State, which will be deducted from Individual’s salary annually and payment goes to Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA).

” To register as an individual/single, you are expected to pay N8,500 annually, while as a family (father, mother and 4children) is N40,000 annually (subsidy exclusive).

“However, with the introduction of 75% subsidy (N30, 000 from N40, 000 for State Civil servant, family plan) by the Lagos State Government , Lagos State Official (family plan) now to pay balance of N10,000 annually (12months) to be deducted from his/her salary.

“Additional family member registration outside 4children attracts extra payment of N6,000, for a child under 18years, and N8,500 for any members of the family above 18years.

“The LSHIS benefit package is designed to meet the basic healthcare needs of all residents in the state.

This include: Registration, Consultation and Treatment of:

Outpatient Care for Common aliments and conditions
Inpatient care (Hospital admission.
Childhood illnesses
Eye Care
Family planning
Child welfare services
Sexually transmitted diseases
Laboratory test
Dental care
Health talk
Emergency care
Day care
Referrals, among others

“Undoubtedly, the birth of the scheme will not only contribute to improving the overall health indices, but also strengthen the healthcare delivery system”.

The Scheme has 130 health care providers stationed across Lagos State to ensure success and sustainability of the scheme.

“These selected providers will guarantee quality healthcare delivery to all enrollees.

“The quality improvement programme is designed to ensure that all empanelled healthcare providers continually strive for excellence to meet international best practices.”