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Power outage affects water supply in Gulu city

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Power outages have affected the supply of water in Gulu city and its outskirts triggering an acute shortage of water. Gulu city has for almost one week been experiencing persistent power outages which is the backbone for water pumping and supply within Gulu city and …

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Acute water shortage irks Arua city residents

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Arua city are battling an acute shortage of water following the breakdown of one of the main distribution and supply lines at Enyau bridge in Ediofe. On Thursday, the National Water and Sewerage Cooperation (NWSC) pipelines at the bridge burst cutting off intake and …

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MPs laud national water on use of €150 million loan

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Committee on National Economy have hailed the National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) for apt utilisation of a €150 million loan. Parliament in 2011 and 2019 approved the loan from the French Development Agency (FDA) and other partners to construct the …

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NWSC identifies new water source as scarcity hits Kasese municipality

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Water and Sewerage Corporation-NWSC has identified River Kyanzutsu in Kasese district as an additional source of water to address water scarcity in Kasese municipality and surrounding areas. The municipality has been facing a scarcity of water for the past three months. The NWSC …

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Escalating drought affects water supply in Kasese

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A severe dry spell is affecting the water supply in Kasese town and other urban centers that depend on the National Water and Sewerage Cooperation-NWSC. A number of areas across the municipality have not had a stable water supply for three weeks. Currently, a 20-liter …

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Water crisis hits Kaberamaido, Soroti districts for weeks

Kaberamaido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A severe water crisis has hit Kaberamaido and Soroti districts. In Kaberamaido, residents have been struggling to access piped water for more than one month now, while Soroti joined the queue on Friday last week. The water crisis in Kaberamaido district started early last month …

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Severe water crisis hits Moroto town

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A severe water crisis has hit Moroto municipality following the breakdown of the water pump system managed by National Water and Sewerage Corporation. Joseph Nyimalema, the NWSC Moroto area manager, says that their pumps broke down four days ago. He however says that the prolonged …

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NWSC seeks EUR 45million to complete Katosi water distribution lines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Water and Sewerage Corporation-NWSC are seeking an additional Euro 45 million to complete the establishment of water distribution lines connecting to the water reservoirs of Katosi water project. The government constructed the Katosi water project in Mukono district worth Euro 81.9 million with reservoirs at …

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NWSC starts rationing water to clients in Gulu

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has started rationing water supply to its clients in Gulu city due to reduced production at the main supply dam. The move comes amidst a drastic decrease in the water levels at Oitino dam 1 owing to the harsh dry …

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