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Umeme, NWSC in the spotlight as Luwero taps run dry

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The administration of the National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) and the electricity distributor Umeme are embroiled in a dispute over the recurring water issue in Luwero Town Council, Luwero District. By Sunday afternoon, households connected to the NWSC system had endured four days …

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NWSC seeks Sh421B for water distribution in Kampala metropolitan area

Katosi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has asked Parliament to support their request for sh421.9 billion to facilitate the expansion of water supply to households in the Kampala Metropolitan Area. Engineer Silver Mugisha, the NWSC Managing Director, made the request in a meeting …

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Water crisis in Luwero town blamed on intermittent power supply

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Water consumers in Luwero Town Council in Luwero District, are currently facing a dire situation as they enter a full week with dry taps. The development has triggered a significant challenge for residents and businesses alike, as they struggle to find water for various …

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Masaka receives UGX 250b to boost water supply

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Water and Sewerage Corporation-NWSC has earmarked 250 million Shillings to boost its supply capacity in Masaka District. Engineer Jackson Nimusiima, the NWSC zonal Manager for Masaka said they are undertaking a project that will enable them to expand their network, to address the current …

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NWSC set to increase water supply in Kasese

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The construction of a new water pump station in Kasese municipality is nearing completion, according to the National Water and Sewerage Corporation. Once completed, the new water pump station at River Kyanzutsu will increase the water supply to Kilembe Treatment Plant and boost the water …

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TODAY: Emergency plant shutdown at Katosi water works

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Water supplyto Mukono, Seeta, Parts of Namugongo, Kyaliwajjala, Kira, Nsasa, Bulindo, Sonde, parts of Mutungo, Bukoto, Naguru and Ntinda will from 6am to 7pm today be affected by work at the Katosi water plant. “The Management of National Water and Sewerage Corporation wishes to …

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Arua gets new clean water source

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 20,000 residents of Vurra Sub county in Arua district can now breathe a sigh of relief after getting clean water. The more than Shillings 1.5 billion piped water project which started in the 2018/2019 financial year was funded by the National Water and …

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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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