NWSC, Danish Gov’t Partner to Boost Kampala Water Supply

The National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) Managing Director, click Eng. Dr. Silver Mugisha and H.E Mogens Pedersen, the Danish Ambassador to Uganda, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the new South and West of Kampala water system along Entebbe road.

The new project which is estimated to serve over 1million people will include a water supply system with a total capacity of 135,000million litres per day, construction of trunk systems, reservoirs and system booster stations.

It will also involve improving the current sanitation situation in the South of Kampala by implementing a 400,000litres per day faecal sludge collection and treatment plant in Kajjansi, development of water and sanitation infrastructure in informal settlements located in the South and West of Kampala,

200,000 poor people will also benefit from the project through the NWSC pro-poor initiative.

Speaking at the event, NWSC MD, Dr. Mugisha shared the Corporation’s commitment towards water for all and appreciated the support from Ministry of Finance, the Government of Uganda and other development partners towards the Corporation’s safe water for all programme.

The Danish Ambassador to Uganda H.E Mogens Pedersen shared his governments passion towards safe and clean water for all.

“NWSC is doing a good job and the Government of Denmark has come on board to support efforts to achieve safe water for all,” he said.

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