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NWSC BEEFS UP SERVICE LEVELS AS MBARARA ATTAINS CITY STATUS

Following the recent city status that Mabarara attained, NWSC has embarked on a number of water supply stabilization plans, water mains extensions and sewerage infrastructure to cater to the growing demand for services in the area.

 

NWSC Senior Manager Operations Western and South-Western region Eng. Mahmood Lutaaya visited ongoing projects being implemented by the area office.

 

The area rolled out an action plan(September 2019 – December 2019) which will also act as its performance enhancement strategy to improve services and business in the area.

 

The works include: pipe works, earth Rocketing, acquisition of sump land, construction of Sump, sizing and acquisition of pump and laying of sewage transmission line among others 

 

*The works*

A) Proposed strategies for implementation of Kashanyalazi sewer line;

 

•Permeable of works; Pipe works,(Sewer line )Earth Rocketing, acquisition of sump land and construction of sump, sizing and acquisition of pump, laying of sewage transmission line. 

 

Key Activities;

Carry out Sewer laying of sewer line NHCC through Kashanyalazi to cover over 120 houses, Mbarara University, and the surrounding areas. 

The project will also include construction of the sump, control panel house and attendant’s house in kashanyalazi. 

 

B) Uphill Estate water supply

 

A modern estate is coming up on the outskirts of Mbarara. The estate is pitched to be the "Muyenga of Mbarara" and the developers have made applications for our services.

 

The preamble of works;

•Pipeworks, acquisition of land, construction of Sump, construction of Tank, electro-mechanical works,

 

Scope of works;

•Carrying out Pipe laying to the proposed sump location from the Ruharo tanks, for a distance of 6km PVC PN 10 DN 150. 

•Carry out of pipe laying of a transmission main to the proposed tank for a distance of 4km PVC PN 16, DN 150.  

•Construction of a 40m3  sump and pump house at the proposed location on the Uphill estate. 

•Construction of 100m3 Rhino tank at the proposed location on the Uphill estate. 

•Extension of 3 – phase power lines, securing a pump and completion of electromechanical works. 

•Commission of Phase 1 of the Uphill project by December 

 

C) Proposed strategies for implementation of the Nyampikye Project

 

The preamble of works; 

•Completion of the ongoing trenching works of 4km by Dec 19th, 2019

 

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