A solar-powered irrigation system handed over in Khost province

Sun, Jun 16 2019 2:44 PM

The National Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Irrigation Program (Ru-WatSIP) of Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) constructed and handed over a solar-powered irrigation system, aimed at watering the trees of Matun Recreational Park which is located in Matun area in Center of Khost province,
This solar-operated water supply project included digging of a 73-meters deep well, laying out of 2,000-meter long pipe network, construction of a 60,000-cubic meters reservoir and installation of 16 taps, 27 solar panels and pump. The project cost four million AFN which were funded through the State budget by Ministry of Finance (MoF),
With the completion of this project, irrigation water was provided for 7,000 pine trees and many rural families have gotten access to drinking water.

Latest news

Mon, Jul 15 2019 3:10 PM
Background image

Water provision for 162 families in Kabul

​​​​​​​At a cost of more than AFNs , 3 million , the construction work of two water supply networks has been completed and handed over through the Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and. . .

Mon, Jul 15 2019 2:28 PM
Background image

Distribution of non-food aid for 58 displaced families in Kunduz

Nonfood aid distributed by the Kuduz Rural Rehabilitation and Development Department for 58 families affected by floods in Zard kamar village of Khan abad district of Kuduz province .. . .

Mon, Jul 15 2019 2:22 PM
Background image

Water provision for 280 families in Koot district of Nangarhar

 The construction work of two drinking water supply networks has been recently completed at a cost of AFNs 2 million through the Regional Program of the Rural Rehabilitation and. . .