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14:15
14:15

Kumi Residents Mark 59th Independence Without Water 1 2

David Asubu, a resident in Kumi town says it is needless to celebrate Uganda’s Independence when people cannot have access to basic things like water. He challenged the authorities to ensure that water is made available and affordable to communities regardless of their status.
19:21
19:21

Water Scarcity Inciting Sexual Abuse of Teenage Girls in Luwero 2

Bukiibi village Chairman Pontian Katumba says that the problem has not only affected the access to water for use, but it has now threatened the sexual health of the girls who are not going to school due to the COVID-19 induced lockdown of schools.
15:20
15:20

NWSC Seeks to Partners with UIRI and Make Prepaid Water Meters 3 4

While showcasing the meter to the UIRI officials, Gilbert Muhwezi the NWSC engineer in charge of the project says that this partnership will help reduce on the costs of involving third parties and as well as depending on them once something gets wrong with the imported parts of the meter.
10:22
10:22

Kalungu District Gets UGX 2bn Piped Water Project 5 1

Engineer Silver Mugisha, the Executive Director of the National Water Sewerage Corporation-NWSC said that the project will be completed in two years and targets at least 10,000 people in the area.
10:21
10:21

Water Scarcity Hits Kitgum Municipality 1 1

Doreen Acan, the Head Teacher of Kitgum Public Primary School, one of the schools hit hard by the water shortage says that the irregular water supply has greatly affected the learning of Primary Seven pupils. The school currently has a total of 167 candidates waiting to sit for Primary Leaving Examination-PLE.
15:49
15:49

NWSC Boss Criticizes Nakawa Mayor over Water Tax 1 2

NWSC Managing Director Eng. Silver Mugisha argued that a proposal by Mayor Balimwezo to scrap VAT on domestic water consumption is ill advised and would cripple plans to extend services to the underprivileged.
12:47
12:47

The Garbage, Sewerage, and Planning Challenge to Uganda’s New Cities Twaweza 3 2 Top story

According to the Sauti ZaWanainchi survey conducted between July and August 2020, flush toilets are used by just 1 per cent of the country’s population. It showed that even in urban areas, only 3 per cent of the population had access to flush toilets.
11:53
11:53

NWSC to Secure Boats to Facilitate Movement to Kachung Water Plant 1 3

Dr. Engineer Silver Mugisha, the Executive Director NWSC visited the plant on Wednesday to assess the effects of the floods following a report filed by the area manager.
21:01
21:01

Pictorial; Kachung Water Plant Submerged roads flooded 10

The plant which serves Lira catchment area is almost fully submerged by the floods, forcing the authorities to improvise ways of maintaining constant water supply in the area.
14:47
14:47

Former EC Boss Badru Kiggundu Appointed NWSC Board Chairperson President Museveni 1 1

Kigggundu has been the chairperson supervision of the Isimba Hydropower project, a position he went to after serving for 14 years from 2002 to 2016 as the Electoral Commission chairperson.
11:13
11:13

NWSC Starts Redesigning Mbarara Water Plant Water crisis 2

Turyamureeba, says that the demand for water in Mbarara municipality has multiplied and now requires over 22 million liters of water daily but the cooperation can only avail 16 million liters.
19:19
19:19

NWSC Asks Customers to Practice Rainwater Tank Cleaning 1 4

Eng. Muhwezi says the Chlorine used by National Water and Sewerage Corporation to treat the water depreciates with time as the water mixes with impurities along the transport network and the customer’s home storage system.
16:06
16:06

NWSC Blames Low Pipeline Pressure For Water Crisis in Kampala 4 1

Eng. Andrew Muhwezi, the Senior Water Production Manager in Kampala Service Area says the water supply network will complete its pressure recovery by this evening, 48 hours after it was restarted after a day long routine maintenance.
18:24
18:24

NWSC Unveils 122 Billion Water Project To Boost Supply In Masaka 2

He says that the project is being implemented under the program dubbed south west cluster projects which have several components of developing water supply extension program and environment management among others.
18:25
18:25

Mbale Residents Protest Sewerage Spillage 7 1 Top story

Juma Wambi, another resident says the leaders of Mbale municipality only understand one role of collecting revenue but don’t deliver services to tax payers.
13:33
13:33

NWSC Tests Namugongo ‘Holy Water’ uganda martyrs 1 3 Top story

The Catholic Shrines Rector Rev Fr Vincent Lubega notes that they have found it important to run quality tests to ensure that pilgrims don’t consume contaminated water. He adds test sample have already been taken by a team of experts from National Water and Sewerage Cooperation-NWSC.
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