PEOPLE living in Wind Valley Community, White River, West of Honiara on Friday have been told to use their water wisely.
Officers from the Solomon Water and World Vision Solomons have teamed up to conduct the awareness on water related issues at the community on Friday.
More than fifty community members within the community turned-up t listen to the awareness program while at the same time asked questions about water issues within the city.
Solomon Water Customers Service officer, Sophia Tango told the community to use water wisely for washing and cooking.
“Water is very expensive and we must make sure to control how we use water in our homes.
“Many people have complained about water bill increasing but if we did not use water wisely then we expect to see an increase in water bill,” Ms Tango said.
He urged people in the community to be responsible on how they use water.
“Please take responsible on the way you use water because water is life, without water we won’t survive.
“Therefore I’ encourage every one of you here today (Friday) to be responsible when using water,” she said.
She also calls on residents to pay up their water bills faithfully with Solomon Water each month.
“I’m encourage all Solomon Water customers here to pay up your water bills each month faithfully.
“This is the only way we could work closely with you and earn revenue for the company. We trust you because you are our genuine customers therefore I wish to encouragie every one of you to come forward and pay up your water bills at our office at the Commonwealth street, Point Cruz,” she said..
Chief of Wind Valley community, Robert Samani thanked World Vision Solomons and Solomon Water for a combine effort in organising the awareness program.
“This is the kind of program we need from all our service providers in town to come and conduct awareness program in the communities.
“Many people living in the community did not know much about the service being provided by Solomon Waters but today(Friday) some of them are able to get an understanding of the services and the regulations and laws of Solomon Water,” Mr Samani said.
Mr Samani urged other government service providers in the country to do the same by visiting communities and create awareness on services they provide.
By DENVER NEWTER