Addu City, Maldives – FENAKA has commenced sewerage services to the houses in the central area of Hithadhoo on Saturday.
In a brief ceremony held at the central area of Hithadhoo, FENAKA stated that the sewerage system has now been completed and that the process of connecting the system to houses has commenced, which will be done free of charge.
While the sewerage system in the southern and northern area of Hithadhoo has already begun services earlier, with the central system coming into operation, the sewerage system of Hithadhoo has become complete. With this, three districts out of the six have fully functional sewerage systems in place, which, according to the Managing Director of FENAKA Ahmed Saeed, caters to 75% of the household in Addu City.
An official of FENAKA further revealed to ‘The Times of Addu’ that the company has already acquired the contract to commence the connection work of the sewerage system to Maradhoo and Maradhoo Feydhoo as well and that Feydhoo would soon follow.
The establishment of a proper sewerage system in Addu began in 2010, during the administration of former President of Maldives Mohamed Nasheed. Initial work of this project in fact, began in the central Hithadhoo area. However, it took 10 years for the project to be completed in the area.
With major delays in the establishment of the system, having have taken 10 years already, the public has been heavily criticizing the government due to the slow timeline of progress. However, FENAKA has been speeding up the process of development in the city, having have covered three districts.