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Kawempe hospital to pay UGX 24m for connection to sewer line

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kawempe National Referral Hospital will pay 24 million shillings to be connected to the main sewer line at Lubigi. When the Uganda Radio Network visited the hospital on Tuesday, workers were seen drilling and installing pipes, a move that is meant to solve the …

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Kampala suffers chronic water supply crisis – Report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala has been listed among cities with unaffordable, undrinkable and extreme water stress for their population. This is according to a report released today by the World Resources Institute, an American global research organization. The report indicates that the crisis has been largely ignored by …

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Water use in business

Project finds most manufacturers in Uganda unaware of opportunities in efficient water use Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Uganda easily qualifies as one of the most “water secure” countries in Africa. In the south of the country you find Lake Victoria, Africa’s biggest freshwater lake while the world’s longest …

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Cesspool emptiers seek additional time to access treatment plants

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Private cesspool emptiers want National Water and Sewerage Corporation- NWSC to allow them offload feacal matter at treatment plants beyond 6 pm. Emptiers dispose feacal matter at two sewage treatment plants, Lubigi Sewage Treatment Plant and Bugolobi Wastewater Treatment Plant both of which open …

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NWSC tests Namugongo ‘Holy Water’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Martyrs Catholic Secretariat at Namugongo has decided to carry out tests on the quality of the holy water.  Many pilgrims who flock Namugongo to celebrate the Martyr’s Day fetch water from the man-made lake. They have often given testimonies that the water heals …

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NWSC tests Namugongo ‘Holy Water’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Martyrs Catholic Secretariat at Namugongo has decided to carry out tests on the quality of the holy water. Many pilgrims who flock Namugongo to celebrate the Martyr’s Day fetch water from the man-made lake. They have often given testimonies that the water heals …

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NWSC loses UGX 300m to illegal connections in Mbarara

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Water and Sewerage Corporation in Mbarara is losing more than 300 million shillings every year to illegal connections. Most of the illegal connections are done in restaurants, washing bays and homes of individuals. The illegal connections have seen the company struggling to deliver …

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Uganda secures Sh1.2 trillion for water and sanitation projects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has secured a 270 million Euros ( Sh1.2 trillion) loan from the French government to finance two water and sanitation projects in Greater Kampala and parts of south-western Uganda. The financing channeled through the French Development Agency (AFD), is to support access to …

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