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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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NWSC, Umeme disconnect Lukaya market over 3 million arrears

Kalungu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The newly constructed market in Lukaya town council, Kalungu district has been disconnected by Umeme and National Water and Sewerage Corporation over accumulated arrears. The market owes 1.7 Million Shillings to NWSC, and 1.2 million Shillings to UMEME Limited. The disconnection of the utilities has …

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Teenager arrested for stealing 20 NWSC water meters in Luwero

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Luwero district have arrested a 17-year-old boy and a man for allegedly vandalizing residents’ water meters, thus hampering water supply from the National Water and Sewerage Corporation-NWSC to their taps. The teenager whose name is with-held because he’s a minor, is a resident of …

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NWSC issues amnesty to water thieves

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Managing Director of National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC), Eng. Silver Mugisha has revealed that the corporation loses about Shs5bn in water theft monthly, warning that the vice is affecting provision of services to other Ugandans. He made the revelation today at …

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MPs task National Water to reach all Town Councils

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Natural Resources Committee want the National Water and Sewerage Corporation – NWSC to revise its terms of service and start supplying clean piped water in all town councils across the country. This comes after Eng. Silver Mugisha, the …

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