The Germany government recently signed a three year support programme to Zambia worth around K550bn (€81m). Eastern Province with get around K106.5bn under the Urban Water Supply and Sanitation programme. The three-phase project will utilise K46.5bn towards the improvement of the water infrastructure in the towns through the Eastern Water and Sewerage Company (EWSC). The first phase towards water infrastructure would cover Petauke, Lundazi, Mambwe and Chama. The works will include drilling of boreholes, installation of pumps, construction of storage reservoirs, laying of pipes, construction of water kiosks, and rehabilitation of sanitation facilities in schools and hospitals as well as maintenance works on Lundazi Dam.