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NWSC faults road contractors for exposing sewer lines

Jinja, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The National Water and Sewerage Corporation-NWSC has faulted road contractors for failing to repair sewerage lines and damaged water pipes destroyed during their course of duty.  Agnes Atwooki, the NSWC Jinja area Principal Public Relations Officer told URN that Jinja, one of the country’s oldest …

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Katosi water project workers protest salary reductions

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 200 workers under Katosi water project in Mukono district are protesting the deduction of their salaries without prior communication. The workers, including welders, carpenters and builders have laid down their tools since Tuesday. The 350 billion Shillings Katosi water project is being …

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Kabambiro sub-county residents to get clean water

Kamwenge, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Residents of Kabambiro Sub-County in Kamwenge district for decades have gone without safe water sources putting their lives at risk.  But the locals are now excited after a new water project was commissioned in the district. The project will be implemented by Water for People, …

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Kisoro water consumers protest price hike

Kisoro, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Water consumers in Kisoro district are protesting hiked water fees by agents. Kisoro district is serviced by Chuho water plant, which supplies 2,200,000 liters of water each day. The plant supplies water to Nyakabande, Nyarusiza, Chahi, Nyakinama,Muramba Sub counties and Kisoro Municipality among others. The …

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NWSC guarantees water production despite COVID-19 challenges

DR. Silver Mugisha is the Managing Director of National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC). He spoke to The Independent about strategies NWSC is using to continue serving Ugandans despite the economic challenges created by the raging COVID-19 pandemic. QUESTION: How is NWSC coping with COVID-19 pandemic? ANSWER: It is a tough time that requires innovation and …

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Water and sanitation deadlock

  Museveni, experts call for holistic approach to deal with sector challenges Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | What would it take to improve water access, sanitation in most African countries that are essentially poor? This is one question that came up during the 20th Water and Sanitation International Congress …

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Uganda’s War against Corruption

Accounting officers should be on the frontline To say that corruption is wide spread in our society is an understatement. It touches everything and everyone but the poor and marginalised have the most to lose since wealthier citizens can privately source the services that corruption denies all of us. For …

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NWSC asks customers to practice rainwater tank cleaning

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Grace Nakimera’s rain water tank started discharging a mixture of dirt and strange living organisms six months after installation in 2017 in Kifumbira village in Kamwkoya, a Kampala suburb. Nakimera says the problem gets worse whenever water levels in the tank reduces with decline in …

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Entebbe road diversion tonight

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) will tonight carry out excavation and pipe laying works aimed at boosting water supply on Entebbe Road. Traffic will be diverted 27th October, 2019 from 12am to 3am along Entebbe road at Akright stage. Motorists heading to Entebbe from …

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