The Ministry of Water and Irrigation of Jordan this week has launched a new smartphone application called “Water App” in association with UNICEF Jordan, according to The Jordan Times.
The ministry explained in a statement that the application’s main objective is to ease and streamline procedures for water and sanitation services. Thanks to the app, the measures adopted by the ministry will be easily accessible for all citizens.
The Minister of Water and Irrigation Raed Abul Saud and UNICEF Jordan Deputy Representative Ettie Higgins released this new phase of e-services, which is part of the ministry’s digitalization plan, to provide easier access to water services, the statement read.
“The pandemic has proven the efficiency of Jordan’s institutions in the context of digital transformation which has achieved many accomplishments.
“The water sector has picked up the pace in order to expand its e-services to be managed remotely at all times and under all circumstances, raising productivity and achieving effective control,” said Abul Saud.
The app is available both in English and Arabic and can be downloaded from the Google Play Store and the App Store. Services included in the app will allow Inhabitants to inquire about their water bills, report water thefts and apply for new subscriptions for water and sanitation services.