The Federal government is set to finalize framework for the development of national water source protection policy.
The minister of Water Resources, Engr. Adamu Suleiman, made this known at the formal inauguration of the technical committee on water source protection policy framework by the Integrated Water Resources Management Commission (NIWRMC), in Abuja.
Represented by the Director of Water Supply and Sanitation of the ministry, Engr. Benson Ajisegiri, he explained that the purpose of water source protection plan is to provide sustainable security to water source against potential terror or harmful threats resulting from various human activities.
According to him, water source protection is an integral and vital aspect of national water development, to attain sustainability of water resources for future generation.