About 27 communities expected to benefit from the water project include Chesegu, Nanton, Yapei/Yipala, Chirifoyili, Nyankpala, Yepeligu,Dalun, Pong Tamale, Yaggoo, Gbullung and Sanerigu.
Others are Zagayull, Gurugu, Sankpala, Zagbullung, Jinosayili, Savelugu, Kusawgu, Kakpagayili, Tibung, Bagabaga, Kanvili, Tolon, Tamale Towship, Kumbungu and Vitin.
The project will pass through the Damongo township, en route the following Yipala, Yapei, Banyasi, Ntereso, Fufulso, Sumpini, Busunu, Kebiesu, Tailorpe, Alhassan Kura, Jonopkonto, Achucunyo, Soalepe, Frafra Settlemment No 3, Boroto and Nabori.
The project, among others, is expected to improve potable water to areas that were not originally supplied, with a total of 30 million gallons of water to be added to the existing system.
This would lead to a reduction in the prevalence of common water-borne diseases, enhance opportunities for agro-processing businesses and generally improve the social well-being of the people of Tamale and its environs, as well improve on the services of health facilities.
Additionally, the provision of reliable water supply will further help to improve economic activities within the project catchment area as direct and indirect jobs would be created during the construction period.