April 1, 2021 was more than just the preparation for an Easter break. Kampala Water management earmarked the day was earmarked to identify and resolve leakages in the field. These leakages significantly contribute to non-revenue water (NRW) and further dents the Kampala water performance parameters. While launching the exercise at the Kireka branch, KW General Manager Mahmood Lutaaya stressed the need to combat NRW in Kampala water. Simultaneously, all other branches launched the same exercise.
The Government of Uganda through NWSC is putting final touches on a new water treatment plant in Katosi, Mukono district. Works on the 240million litres per day water production plant are near completion with 95% of project works completed. The new plant will serve over 7.5million people in Kampala, Wakiso and Mukono up to 2040. According to NWSC Director Engineering Services, Eng Alex Gisagara, system tests for the new plant have commenced.
Since Hoima Municipality’s recent transformation into a City, there has been notable population increase and economic growth arising from the discovery of oil in this region. This has resulted in water shortages because of the limited treatment capacity at the current Water Treatment Works.
On 22.3.21 Rubirizi Area joined Rubirizi District to celebrate World water day & Women's day at Kichwamba Sub County grounds in Rubirizi District, which started with a match through the town.
The Chief guest, Mr. Vicent Tumusiime Bamugaya - Director Social-Economic Monitoring in the office of the President was accompanied by Hon. Grace Kesande, District Woman MP, Hon Muhamad Katooto, MP elect for Katerera County, Ms Harriet Nakamya, RDC, and Fr. Agubanshongorera Silvester, LC5 Chairman, among others.
The NWSC Managing Director, Dr Eng. Silver Mugisha has challenged staff in Masaka and Mbarara Areas to ensure “Water for All” with focus on performance and enhance customer care for the delight of the corporation’s esteemed customers. Speaking to the staff in Masaka, Dr. Mugisha hinted on the fact that committed labour, time and customer care are what is required for staff to create a positive impact in National Water. He told staff that the key to success in the Corporation, is to find solutions NOT excuses for falling short on their daily targets.
The Managing Director, Dr. Eng. Silver Mugisha together with the RCC Kampala - Hajjat Faridah Mayanja Mpiima met with journalists from various media houses. The purpose was to inform the public of the big projects launched and also talk about the supply interruption of about 3 days that affected Kampala. MD gave a brief on the SCAP100 project; which is in line with the Corporation's five-year Strategic Direction, focusing on ensuring equitable access to safe water supply to all people in Uganda.
It was early Christmas charity as a team from NWSC led by the Managing Director Dr. Eng. Silver Mugisha carried out a CSR activity at Nsambya babies home. The MD was welcomed in a special way by the Director of Child Welfare and Adoption Society (CWAS), Sister Sarah Christine Nalwoga.