Edo State Government is to partner the Federal Ministry of Power and Energy to fix industrial bore-hole plants for the production of potable water in the state.
Commissioner for Energy and Water Resources, Mr. Washington Osifo stated this while addressing newsmen in Benin City.
While decrying the level at which most sachet water companies in the state produced sub-standard product, Mr. Osifo, stressed that drinking such water was hazardous to health.
Mr. Osifo said the state government had to seal some sachet water companies visited during inspection due to the sub-standard nature of their products.
He called on Edo people to be conscious of the water they drink to avoid any form of health problem as the priority of the state government was to ensure quality, potable, and standard water were produced in the state lived up to standard.
The Commissioner however promised to bring any company to book found wanting in the act of producing unhealthy water for people in the state.