SOURCES AND DETERMINANTS OF URBAN WATER SUPPLY IN IBADAN NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF OYO STATE, NIGERIA
Increasing human population, climate change, reduction in water resources and inadequate investment in water project has led to inadequate supply of water within the household and community at large. Despite the communal demand, considerable amounts of the total water consumption for household are difficult to come by. The study examined the sources and determinant of household water supply in Ibadan North Local Government Area of Ibadan. This study employed survey research design while a purposive sampling technique was utilized. Both primary and secondary data collected were used. Using questionnaire, a total of 142 questionnaires were administered to selected household in various wards of Ibadan North Local Government Area. The study revealed that the major source of water to Ibadan North Local Government is mainly water from government borehole and well water while other sources such as rain water; water vendors are just supplement during water shortages. Efforts were made to identify problems which concerns the distance covered by the resident and the amount of water they use for domestic purposes. It was realized that the distance covered did not determine the amount of water used due to the fact. The study recommended an alternative source of power supply for instance a continuous source of diesel and petrol for the powering of the water work’s generating set and that more boreholes and motor tankers should be brought with the cooperation of both the local government and the community.
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