The Akim Oda Water Expansion Project would be completed by April to improve water supply more than one than one million people and enhance their well being.
It would produce 1.3 million gallons of water daily for the residents of Akim Asene, Akim Oda, Akwatia, Winneba and their surrounding communities.
Speaking to media at Akim Oda, Mr Mustafa Ediz Armador, the Deputy Manager of ARDA-GRUP, which is undertaking the project, said work on the project, which started 36 months ago, was almost 90 per cent complete.
The project, he said, had also created employment for more than 900 youths in the Birim Central Municipality.
The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Antwi- Bosiako Sekyere, also visited the site to inspect the progress of work.
The Minister said the 165 million US-dollar- project demonstrated the Government’s commitment to promote easy access to safe drinking water, especially, during the dry season.