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One dead, 7 injured as Fuso crashes into NWSC offices

  Luweero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | One person has been confirmed dead and seven others injured when a FUSO Truck Registration Number UBE-042A lost control and rammed into the offices of the National Water and Sewerage Corporation in Luweero district. The truck, loaded with Bricks swerved off the Luweero-Kiwoko …

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Pader town council residents demand restoration of boreholes

Pader, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Pader town council in Pader district want all the dismantled boreholes restored following water shortage in the area. In 2016, the National Water and Sewage Cooperation (NSWC) Pader branch and district officials from the water department dismantled over 15 boreholes in the town …

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Water scarcity hits Kitgum municipality

Kitgum, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  Several residents in some parts of Kitgum Municipality have raised concern over water shortage.  This follows an irregular supply of water since the month started by the National Water and Sewerage Corporation- Nwsc. The situation has since affected several households, business premises and learning institutions, …

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NWSC boss criticizes Nakawa mayor over water tax

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The managing director of National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC), Eng. Silver Mugisha has criticized politicians advocating for the scrapping of taxes on water consumption. Mugisha says such ideas will result in lack of access to clean water by the community. Mugisha made the remarks …

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NWSC probes staff asking bribes from customers to reduce water bills

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  National Water and Sewerage Corporation-NWSC and security are investigating a scam involving people targeting water consumers with high bills purportedly to help them reduce the bills. It follows complaints from several water consumers indicating that some staff from NWSC are contacting them using the information …

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NWSC investigating irregular water bills

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Water and Sewage Corporation-NWSC are carrying out investigations into the irregular water bills. The investigations follow complaints from customers about high water bills incurred during the ongoing Katosi water works that have led to continuous water shortages in many parts of Kampala. …

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NWSC starts mega water project in Gulu City

    Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government through National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has started construction of a Gulu Water Supply and Sanitation project to serve over 341,000 people in Gulu, Karuma, Kamdini, Minakulu, Bobi, Palenga, Koro- Abili and the surrounding areas. The new project will draw water …

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Former EC boss Badru Kiggundu appointed NWSC board chairperson

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Electoral Commission chairperson Engineer Badru Kiggundu has been appointed chairperson board of directors, National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC). Eng Kiggundu replaces Dr Eng Christopher Ebal. State Minister for Information Communication Technology (ICT) Peter Ogwang confirmed this morning that the cabinet sitting on Monday …

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