H.E Yoweri Kaguta Musevevi commissions Lake Victoria WATSAN Project
24th January, 2017
President Yoweri Museveni commissioned the recently refurbished Ggaba Water treatment plant that will add 50 million liters of water per day to Kampala Water Supply Area. Whereas demand for water in Kampala is 240 million liters per day, NWSC has been supplying 190 million liters. The commissioning of the refurbished plant will help bridge the supply gap.Read More Here
NWSC to boost staff capacity building
16th January, 2017
National Water and Sewerage Corporation, the Delft foundation and Vitens Evides International, represented by MD-Dr. Eng. Silver Mugisha, Dr. Fritz Holsworthy and Dr. Marco Schouten respectfully signed a tri-party cooperation agreement aimed at developing capacity of NWSC staff through delivery of training courses in selected thematic areas. The signing of the agreement marks the beginning of a new capacity building era in NWSC. The capacity building will at a later date be developed into a customized Programme to address the corporation’s training gaps and other utilities in the East African region.
NWSC rewards loyal customers with trip to Gabon
15th January, 2017
National Water and Sewerage Corporation never ceases to amaze and delight the customer. This comes after the corporation in its own way joined the rest of Uganda in commemorating the country’s qualification to this year’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and held a draw which saw outstanding customers win a trip to watch the Uganda Cranes play in Gabon against Ghana on 17th January, 2017. Read More Here
NWSC targets 12,000 water stressed villages
11th January, 2017
Having completed plans to extend piped water to 12000 villages in 80 districts in the next three years, NWSC yesterday engaged District leaders, Development partners, Officials from Ministry of Finance, NEMA, NFA, Ministry of Water and Environment, UNRA and private water operators among others, under a new initiative/project dubbed SCAP100 (Service Coverage Acceleration Program 100%).
In line with the Corporation's 2016-2021 strategic direction and aims to ensure water for all, starting with all villages in all 174 towns by 2020, the project-SCAP100 is aimed at getting all major stakeholders involved in the corporation's drive to reach 100% service coverage for water. Currently, NWSC coverage stands at 77%, however, to reach 100%, the corporation needs a concerted effort involving stakeholders, from planning to Implementation. Read More here
NWSC Board Approves New Performance Based Structure
22nd December 2016
As 2016 draws to a close, NWSC's Executive Management met to position the corporation for more accelerated success come 2017. Having scooped a number of local, regional and international awards, produced the first black Vice President of IWA and retained the Africa Utility Of the year Award, 2016 was spectacular to say the least.
However as the leading customer centred utility in the world, innovation is key to continued progress. As such, the board unanimously approved a new structure that would ensure the corporation achieves its goal of Water For All. The new structure, which will be implemented in phases will see the corporation's 5 existing regions (Kampala Water, Central, West & South Western and Eastern & Northern) split into smaller units to ensure more effective oversight. Read more here
NWSC Hosts UNBS
9th December, 2016
Today NWSC MD Dr. Eng. Silver Mugisha and his management team that comprised of the Deputy Managing Director Technical services-Eng. Amayo Johnson, Director Commercial and customer services-Mr. George Okol, Director Business and Scientific Services-Dr. Rose Kaggwa, Senior manager Water quality-Mrs. Irene Mugabi, Manager Corporate Communications Ms. Sarah Namuwenge, Principal PRO Mrs. Sheba Mukiza and the Principal Corporate relations office Mrs. Loice Kasande hosted UNBS Managing Director Dr. Ben Manyindo and his management team to a networking and brainstorming session on how to better service delivery and strengthen business partnerships for better service delivery in Uganda. Read more here
NWSC Board Congratulates Newly Appointed Ps-Mowe, Mr. Alfred Okot Okidi.
The National Water and Sewerage Corporation's Board, Managing Director, DMDs and Directors treated Mr. Alfred Okidi (former DMD-Finance NWSC) to a sumptuous lunch at the Kampala Serena, to congratulate him upon his new appointment as Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Water & Environment.
Among others, Mr. Okidi was appreciated for his great leadership provided to the Finance and Corporate Services business stream and entire Corporation. Read more here
NWSC Hosts Dar Es Salaam Delegates
6th December, 2016.
National Water and Sewerage Corporation hosted a team from Dar es salaam water and Sewerage Corporation (DAWASCO) which is here to bench mark on NWSC operations such as reduction of Non-revenue water, customer relationship management, sewer treatment processes amongst others. The team comprised of senior management officials led by the DAWASCO-MD, Mr. Cyprian Luhemeja. Read more here
Nairobi City Water And Sewerage Company Bench Mark From NWSC
1st December, 2016.
The Director BSS Dr. Rose Kagwa earlier this week hosted a team of delegates from the Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company.
The team comprising of the company's Board members intended for their visit to be a benchmarking experience from the continent's best. They centered their knowledge seeking on NWSC's operations affiliated to reduction of Non-revenue water and information systems management.
The delegation then later on met with the National Water Sewerage Corporation's MD-Dr. Eng. Silver Mugisha and engaged in discussions on how best to collaborate on issues concerning reduction of Non-revenue water, Capacity building/Training and Technological Assistance among others to enhance improved performance and effective management. Read more here
State Minister For Water Assesses Project Progress.
29th November. 2016.
NWSC top management together with the state minister for Water, Hon. Ronald Kibuule toured the project site of the Bugolobi/Nakivubo waste water treatment plant with the purpose of the assessing the project's progress.Read more here
Arua Water & Sanitation Needs To Be Covered Till 2040
29th October 2016
With works on the Arua Water Management & Development Project hitting the 60% completion mark, a team consisting The Minister Of Water & Environment, Hon. Sam Cheptoris, NWSC’s Deputy Managing Director Technical Services-Eng. Johnson Amayo, a team from NWSC’s Projects and capital Development Department led by the Director Planning & Capital Development, Paddy Twesigye, Senior Manager Operations North & Eastern, Eng. Lawrence Muhairwe and The Public Relations & Communications team made a two day tour of the area and ongoing projects. Read more here
NWSC & Danish Government Partner To Stabilise Supply in South & South Western Kampala
19th October 2016
With massive infrastructural projects such as the Kampala Entebbe Express way and Southern By pass expected to increase the population along the Kampala-Entebbe corridor, NWSC today met the Danish Ambassador to Uganda, Mogens Pedersen and his team to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU). Read more here
5000 people Get Access To Safe Water In Manafwa
10th October 2016
The week starting 10th October 2016 saw a team from NWSC led by the Deputy Managing Director- Technical Services, Eng. Amayo Johnson, Senior Manager Operations North and Eastern region, Eng. Muhairwe Lawrence, Manager Corporate Communications, Ms Sarah Namuwenge, Tororo Area Manager Mr. Businge Fred and officials from the Ministry of Water and Environment embark on a tour of Manafwa District with the Minister of State for Environment Hon Kitutu Mary. Read more here
NWSC Leadership Recognised at 54th Independence Celebrations
9th October 2016
On the 9th of October 2016, Uganda celebrated its 54th Independence Day with pomp and flair at the national celebrations held in Luuka district, eastern Uganda. In attendance were a number of dignitaries and NWSC as usual sent representatives to the event. These included the Deputy Managing Director (DMD) Technical Services, Eng. Johnson Amayo, Deputy Managing Director (DMD) Finance & Corporate strategy, Alfred Okot Okidi, Senior Manager Operations North & Eastern region Eng. Muhairwe Lawrence, Manager Corporate Communications, Ms. Sarah Namuwenge and the Iganga area team. Read more here
NWSC To Help Steer International Water Association (IWA)
9th September 2016
NWSC’s Managing Director, Dr. Eng. Silver Mugisha was during the 2016 World Water Congress & Exhibition 2016 in Brisbane Australia elected Vice President of the International Water Association. The development, another milestone for NWSC witnessed IWA elect its first African vice president. The conference also saw NWSC’s Director Business & Scientific Services, Dr. Rose Kaggwa crowned International Water Association Woman of the Year. Read more here
Kapchorwa Joins Water Family
16th September 2016
The Minister of water and Environment Hon Sam Cheptoris on Friday 16th September 2016 commissioned public water points to serve residents of London Bridge, Government lodge, Market Place, Laketet and Apokwe villages Kapchorwa Municipality. This was during the official launch of NWSC operations in the Kapchorwa area. The public stand posts are in line with NWSC’s commitment to water for all and will serve between 500-1000 homes each in the area. Residents shared testimonies of the hardships they faced in obtaining clean safe water before NWSC arrived in the area.
Present during the day’s activities were NWSC Board Chairman, Eng. Christopher Ebal, Deputy Managing Director Board & Management services, Ms. Edith Kateete, Deputy Managing Director Technical Services, Eng, Johnson Amayo, residents and NWSC’s Kapchorwa and Mbale teams.
With the environment also a major concern for NWSC, the also embarked on a tree planting exercise with residents tasked to ensure the survival of the trees planted.
Social Media Movers & Shakers Get Facetime With NWSC MD
9th September 2016
As the leading customer centred water utility, NWSC on the 9th of September hosted the first ever customer connect. The session, meant to give the corporation's over 2,700 twitter followers and 8536 Facebook likes a chance to meet the Managing Director face to face.
Held in the spacious and state of the art Pacific Hall of NWSC's International Resource Centre (IREC), the evening kicked off with introductions, revealing presence of some of Uganda's biggest Social media personalities. Notable among these were Nada Anderson, Beewol, Patricia Kahill and more. Together, those present were given insight into the workings of NWSC, first through a mini documentary then through a presentation by the Managing Director which led to a panel session.
The panel session witnessed NWSC's top managers take questions from the social media enthusiasts present, many of whom live tweeted the event and brought the hashtag #NWSCWaterHeroes to the top of the trending list. After exhausting all their inquiries, they were invited to mingle with the larger body of NWSC staff during a cocktail organised to end the event.
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Stakeholders Wowed At 2016 Water Baraza
19th August 2016
Ministers, CEOs, Local Councillors and NWSC customers on Friday got an insider’s look at the workings of the corporation. This was during the 2016 Water Baraza, an annual gathering at which NWSC’s stakeholders are given tours of facilities and get to interact with the corporation’s key policy makers during an interactive panel session.
This year’s event kicked off with field visits by the stakeholders to the refurbished Ggaba Water Treatment Plant which serves the greater Kampala Metropolitan Area and other key installations. They then returned to NWSC’s International Resource Centre (IREC) where they watched presentations by School Water & Sanitation (SWAS) Club members from St Kizito SSS Bugolobi & Hill Side Nursery & Primary School Naalya. Both schools presented impassioned poems about Environmental Protection, Water Safety and more, exciting the stakeholders present.
Moderated by seasoned journalist Andrew Mwenda, the panel session consisting NWSC’s Deputy Managing Director Technical Services, Eng. Johnson Amayo, Director Engineering Services, Eng. Alex Gisagara, General Manager Kampala Water, Eng. Andrew Sekayizzi and Deputy Managing Director Commercial & Customer Services, George Okol answered questions from those present and touched on issues from tariffs, water theft and more. The stakeholder engagement, engrained in NWSC helped address a number of misconceptions and bring to light hurdles the corporation still has to jump.
With a new found understanding for each other, the stakeholders joined NWSC staff for a cocktail that closed the day’s festivities.
NWSC Rewarded For Customer Centred Approach At 2016 DIAA
18th August 2016
National Water & Sewerage Corporation on the night of Wednesday 17th August received the Best Digital Customer Service Award at the 2016 Digital Impact Awards Africa held at the Kampala Serena Hotel. The awards, organised by HiPipo in partnership with Cyberplc and AdBank seek to recognise organisations & individuals who pioneer sustainable products, services and platforms and encourage application of best practice to innovations with a continuous cycle from Inventions, to Innovations, to Best Practice and Re-Innovation.
Having been nominated in 5 categories, NWSC scooped the prestigious Best Digital Customer Service Award, a key indicator of the corporation’s commitment to its vision. Present at the function were representatives from leading brands from the continent. Read more here
NWSC Managing Director Reassures Trainees on Recruitment
18th August 2016
On Thursday 18th August 2016, Graduate trainees from the Kampala Area assembled at NWSC’s International Resource Centre (IREC) for a meeting organised by management and Human Resource Department. The meeting held in the creative Innovation floor kicked off with an interactive session that saw the graduate trainee’s issues listened and responded to by Human Resource Managers, Top management & union representatives.
The event which brought together graduates from the corporation’s Kampala Water Area brought together graduates from different backgrounds and branches. The graduates were joined by the Minister of State for labour, Employment and Industrial Relations, Hon Herbert Kabafunzaki, NWSC’s Managing Director, Dr. Eng. Silver Mugisha, Deputy Managing Director Management & Board affairs, Ms. Edith Kateete, the Director Finance & Administration, Madam Sylvia Tumuhairwe, Union Chairperson, Agatha Arembe, Senior Human Resource Manager, Mrs. Christine Amucu and representatives from the workers Union & Public Relations & Communications. Read more on this story here
Kanyanya Residents Receive 1 Million Litre Boost
19th July 2016
Following a visit to the NWSC’s International Resource Centre (IREC), the Minister of Water and Environment Hon. Sam Cheptoris, his Permanent Secretary David Obong and the State Minister for environment Hon. Kitutu Mary officiated the commissioning of the new Kanyanya-Gayaza-Kasangati water supply system.
The team had earlier in the day been briefed by NWSC’s Board Chairperson and Managing Director on the corporation’s activities and plans for the future. The ceremony, which also doubled as a welcome for the new minister featured presentations, introductions and more. After this, the team headed to the north of Kampala where a 1,000,000-liter Capacity Water reservoir awaited. The reservoir, part of the wider Kanyanya Water Sub system involved the laying of a transmission & distribution mains, upgrading of the existing booster and installation of the 1 million litre reservoir tank. These interventions will bring relief to residents of Kyanja, Komamboga, Kungu, Masooli, Kasangati, Gayaza, Mpererwe, Kitezi and Namere by adding four million litres of water per day to about 500,000 people in the area.
Speaking during the commissioning, the Hon Minister Of Water & Environment, Sam Cheptoris praised NWSC. “I get pleased whenever I see a parastatal performing. Water is a human right and NWSC should continue expanding its services to every corner of Uganda…We will work towards making water cheaper,” he said.
The ceremony climaxed with a stakeholder/customer engagement meeting at Wampewo play grounds where the team interacted with excited residents. Read more on this story here
NWSC & Partners Raise over Shs 170 million For Radio Maria
14th July 2016
The international resource centre on the 14th of July hosted a fundraising dinner for Radio Maria. The event which was attended by representatives from various business organisations and Government agencies including Bank of Uganda, DFCU bank and the Parliament of Uganda was aimed at raising Shs 300million for the expansion of services to Moroto and Kabale districts.
As the organizer of the fundraising, NWSC MD, Dr. Eng. Silver Mugisha hailed those present. Speaking to delegates who included the chief guest, his Eminence cardinal Wamala, the Vicar general of Kampala & the Chancellor Kampala archdiocese, Dr. Mugisha led the drive that saw NWSC staff heed the call to action. "This is an important day where were doing something as listeners to support the station's activities. When NWSC was asked to host this function, we gladly accepted because things regarding God especially Mary have a high rate of return on investment." M.D. said to applause of those present.
As the night went on, more people pledged money with a total of Shs 170millon in cash collected and more to be collected as the drive continues.
Africa Leaders' Utility Forum 2016
27th-28th June 2016
Top minds from Africa's Utilities assembled at NWSC's International Resource Centre (IREC) for the 2016 Africa Leaders' Forum. The 2 day event was a spectrum of activity along the lines of achieving Sustainable Development Goals and delegates were treated to panel discussions, presentations and more. For more information, click here
NWSC Teams Visit Dubai & Ivory Coast For Benchmarking.
30th May 2016
As we aim to be the leading customer centred water utility in the world, two NWSC teams undertook benchmarking visits to Dubai and Ivory Coast. The learning workshops are common in NWSC’s dynamic and innovative approach to service delivery and saw one team from IT visit Dubai for Oracle training. The team comprising John Nkwanga, Paddy Lukwago, Brian Onyango and Richard Katalemwa also took a study tour of IT solutions in a water utility at the “Al Ain Water Distribution company. The second visit was led by the Managing Director, Dr. Eng. Silver Mugisha who was accompanied by Nateete & Najanankumbi branch managers Irene Kusiima & Margaret Apoto and Jill Mugasa of NWSC’s Social Media Team. They were hosted by Société de distribution d’eau de la Côte d’Ivoire (SODECI) on a 4 day benchmarking visit that saw them compare strategies and share knowledge.
All skills acquired during these visits are brought back and indigenized to improve NWSC service delivery to ensure delighted customers.
NWSC Partners With Payway To Make Payments Even Easier
28thth May 2016
In NWSC's continued bid to put a smile on our customer's faces, we have partnered with Pay way to provide another avenue for payments. The pay way option brings the available avenues for customers to make payments up to six (6), ensuring conveniences because the customer is the reason we exist. For more on how to pay, click here
NWSC Does It Again!!
18th May 2016
National Water & Sewerage Corporation has for the 3rd year in a row been awarded the African Water Utility of The Year. The awards which took place on Wednesday 18 May 2016 during the 16th annual African Utility Week, in Cape Town, South Africa brought together 700 of Africa's most renowned power and water industry professionals, many of them long standing attendees of African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa. Read more here
NWSC Recognised As Inspirational Company At The BIZZ Awards 2016
17th May 2016
NWSC has once again proven to be an industry leader. This was reaffirmed as the corporation was recognized by the World Confederation of Businesses at the 2016 BIZZ Awards Gala. The award gala held in Monte Carlo, Monaco was attended by representatives from leading business organisations from over 100 countries. Read more here
NWSC Board Takes Oath
13th May 2016
NWSC’s International Resource Centre Bugolobi was a beehive of activity on Friday the 13th May as the Board Of Directors took their oath. The colorful event saw the previous board members retain their positions and welcome a new member while bidding farewell to another. Speaking at the ceremony, the Guest of honor, the Minister Of Water & Environment, Hon. Prof Ephraim Kamuntu hailed the board for its strategic guidance and urged them to continue overseeing and evaluating performance. “We will continue to support NWSC,” he concluded.
As the board took the stage to take their oath, those present were introduced to Mr.Henry Kibirige who has replaced Dr.Daniel Luliro Nadhomi on the board.
Water FC Lifts Corporate League Trophy Again
8th May 2016
NWSC’s Football team, Water FC on Sunday followed in the footsteps of the corporation, proving that winning is something in NWSC DNA. This came as the team defeated SSL Logistics 1 nill in a thrilling final held at the at the FUFA Technical center in Njeru on Saturday. Read more at Chimpreports, Red Times & Kawowo.com
Arua Team Host Members Of Parliament
15th April 2016
While in Arua to access value for money for the on-going Arua Project, the NWSC Arua area team treated the Parliamentary committee on Commissions Statutory Authorities And State Enterprises (COCASE), the Deputy Managing Director Technical Services (DMD-TS), Eng. Johnson Amayo and a team from head office to a dinner at Desert Breeze hotel, Arua. Welcoming the guests, the DMD-TS shared the corporation's vision, mission and strategic direction with the guests. He further discussed the ongoing infrastructure service delivery plans to improve access to safe water and better sanitation services for the customers.
Speaking at the dinner, Arua RDC Mr. Peter Debele appreciated the Board, management and staff of NWSC for making the people a priority in terms of compensation and accountablity. "Many companies and institutions such UNRA, Arua Flying school and so many others have done projects here but failed to compensate the people of Arua for damages. NWSC is the only institution that has left the people of Arua smiling," he said.
Kabojja Junior’s SWAS Stars Defend The Environment
15th April 2016
National Water and Sewerage Corporation is committed to environmental and sustainability, it therefore no wonder that the corporation’s young ambassadors walk the same path. This was on show the afternoon of April 15th when the Kabojja junior SWAS Stars took on the challenge of defending the well-being of the environment in a tree planting exercise. The occasion witnessed the SWAS stars plant trees in and around the school compound.
The activity comes barely a week after Green Hill Academy & Gayaza Junior Girls School also took up hoes in the name of greening Uganda. Green hill’s campaign saw the SWAS stars travel to Bulenga, where the club has gazette 2acres of land for afforestation. The little ladies at Gayaza also took up the challenge, becoming yet another school that is helping implement the School Water and Sanitation (SWAS) Action Plan 2016 which this year targets to plant at least 20,000 trees. Find out more about SWAS here
NWSC Scoops Best Use Of Social Media By State Body
30th March 2016
NWSC has continued its award winning spree, bagging the award for best government agency on Social Media at the 2016 Social Media Awards. The award ceremony took place on the 30th of March at Serena hotel and was graced by the giants of Ugandan industry. These however didn’t intimidate the NWSC team, represented by the Deputy Managing Director Board & Corporate Affairs, Ms Edith Kateete, Manager Public Relations, Samuel Apedel, Manager Corporate Communications, Sarah Namuwenge, Manager Call Centre, George Kasule and the Digital Media team. For more on the Social media awards, visit the official site here.
Prolonged Drought Affects Gulu Water Supply
March 28, 2016
Management of National Water and Sewerage Corporation would like to inform its esteemed customers that the prolonged drought in Gulu has affected water supply in Gulu Municipality. The water levels in Oyitino Dam, which supplies the Municipality, have drastically reduced making it very difficult for National Water and Sewerage Corporation maintain regular supply of water. Read more here
(L)The exposed abstraction point as (Blue) of 28th March 2016 (R) Oyitino Dam as seen in October 2015.
NWSC MD Leads Team To Dar-es-Salaam
23rd March 2016
A team of experts from NWSC were in Dar-es-Salaam on a four day working visit to Dar-es-Salaam Water & Sewerage Corporation (DAWASCO) & Dar-es-Salaam Water & Sewerage Authority. The team led by the MD, Dr. Eng. Silver Mugisha consisted the Director Business & Scientific Services, Dr. Rose Kaggwa, Principle Administration Officer, Ms. Irene Birungi & Ms. Atukunda Grace. The team shared their expertise with staff and management of the Tanzanian utilities, a demonstration of NWSC’s commitment to capacity building locally and internationally. View more NWSC capacity building visits here
NWSC MD Hailed At Europe Business Assembly
22nd March 2016
The corporation on the night of the 22nd of March added another trophy to its shelf as Dr. Eng. Silver Mugisha, the Managing Director was recognized for his exemplary leadership. This was at the annual Europe Business Assembly ceremony held in Oxford. The EBA awards recognize managers who exhibit strong position at the national market, have led their companies to Investment rating and attractiveness among other criteria. Read more here
Mbarara Area Extends 225Kms Of Water Mains
14th March 2016
Following the planned ISDPs, Mbarara made additional 7km of 3"/2"mains in Kashari County last week which marks a total of 225km of water mains extension in the period 2014/15 and 2015/16. Read more here
Northern Kampala Recieves 6million litre boost
March 1st 2016
National Water and Sewerage Corporation has commissioned a new booster pumping station at Centenary Park.
The booster station, which is part of concerted efforts by NWSC to stabilise water supply in Kampala will add 6 million liters of water per day to the Naguru Reservoir and boost supply to parts of Ntinda, Bukoto, Kisaasi, Kulambiro, Najjera, Kyanja, Kungu, Buwate etc. Read Full Story here or at the insider
NWSC Launches Program To Reduce Water Loss
1st March 2016
NWSC has launched a new program aimed at reducing water loss through exposed pipes. The programme codenamed Service Lines Water Loss Prevention (SWALOP) will involve finding exposed pipes and re-burying them at the recommended depth. The Corporation suffers water losses from vandalism, water theft and destruction of water pipes by road construction and civil works.
NWSC Shines At The 2016 AFWA Congress
22nd February 2016
On the 22nd of February, 2016, the 18th AfWA International Congress & Exhibition commenced, hosted by Kenya’s capital, Nairobi. Read more here
NWSC Leadership Awarded In Mumbai
22nd February 2016
National Water and Sewerage Corporation never ceases to amaze. Just two months into the year, the corporation is already receiving international recognition, something that had become part of the corporation's name by the close of the 2015. Read More here or at KFM
Kawempe Residents Cheer NWSC Efforts
12th February 2016
On Friday 12th February, the people of Kawempe division were all smiles as NWSC top management, staff and the Minister of Water & Environment commissioned 100 public toilets and sanitation facilities in the Kawempe Division area. Read more here
NWSC Takes Over Airwaves
10th February 2016
NTV viewers were on the night of 9th February given a chance to interact with some of NWSC’s top management. This was during an informative and interactive talk show which featured the Deputy Managing Director Technical Services, Eng. Johnson Amayo, The Director Engineering Services, Eng. Alex Gisagara and the General Manager Kampala Water, Eng. Andrew Sekayizzi. Read more here
NWSC Public Relations & Corporate Communications Team Host URA Public & Corporate Affairs Department For Benchmarking Visit
21st January 2016
With the customer firmly at the Centre of all NWSC operations, a team from Uganda Revenue Authority’s (URA) Public & Corporate Affairs Department visited NWSC for a benchmarking visit. Read more here
NWSC Areas Hold Regional PACE Evaluations
15th January 2016
Starting Friday 15th January 2016, staff from throughout NWSC's operational areas were gathered in Fort Portal, Masaka & Gulu for Regional PACE evaluations for the period July-December 2015. The evaluations are part of NWSC's policy of continuous self-assessment to better guide the corporation. Read more here
NWSC Ready for Jan-March Dry Spell
7th January 2015
NWSC management would like to inform its esteemed customers that, during the period Jan-March2016, we normally experience severe dry spell that affects the corporation's capacity to deliver water supply to all its customers, all the time, consistently.
The situation is not helped by increased demand for water resulting from increased consumption patterns during the same period.
We are aware of this and the corporation has been carrying out vigorous interventions to increase water production capacities in all its operational Areas, mainly using internally generated funds. Read more here
NWSC Extends 1448kms of water pipes in 2015
National Water and Sewerage Corporation has extended 1,448 kms of water pipes across the country in an ambitious expansion drive that has seen the corporation expand its services from 23 to 110 towns as at June 30th 2015. In the period July to November 2015, NWSC took over an additional 24 towns taking the total number of towns to 134. Read full story here
Kabojja Junior School Launches School Water & Sanitation (SWAS) CLub
24th November 2015
Kabojja Junior School on Tuesday 24th November joined the ever growing list of schools that have launched SWAS clubs. The clubs are meant to create awareness about water and sanitation in the country through sensitization and empowerment of children of school going age, strengthen stakeholder participation in water and sanitation issues and enhance participation, foster debate, share information and knowledge about water and sanitation. Read full story here
NWSC Scoops Two Awards At The 2015 Financial Reporting (FiRe) Awards
19th November 2015
NWSC was recognized by Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda at the Financial Reporting (FiRe) Awards held at Serena Hotel on the 19th of November 2015. Read full story here
NWSC Managers Get Training On Handling Rapid Expansion
20th November 2015
National Water and Sewerage Corporation has launched a leadership training for its branch and area managers in order to manage rapid expansion and growing customer needs under its Water for All programme. Read full story here
NWSC Hosts Lilongwe Water Board Of Directors
4th-5th November 2015
The board of directors Lilongwe Water Board for a 2 day benchmarking visit. The team comprised Rev. Dr. Billy Gama, the board chairperson, Mrs. Gloria Chawinga, FADC member, Mr. Patrick Mpesi, OPC member, Mr. George Kazembe, ADTC chairman, Snr. Chief Kanduku, OPC member, Mr. Mavuto Chintengo, Operations manager and Eng. Steve Mwanza the Government Ex-officio Board Member. Read full story here