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ENTEBBE: NWSC Steps Up Works to Improve Water Supply

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NWSC Managing director Eng. Dr. Silver Mugisha

The National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) have embarked on a number of projects to boost water supply along Entebbe road.

The Corporation’s Managing Director Dr. Eng. Silver Mugisha says there will be upgrade of the booster station in Nsamizi-Entebbe to deliver more water to Kawuku and Kajjansi from the Entebbe network to cater for the growing demand.

Namulanda booster station will also be upgraded to double the current volumes of water being lifted to Akright reservoir for distribution to consumers.

Some other works, according to a notice by the utility company include: transmission and distribution pipe mains upgrade works in Bwebajja, construction of a new water reservoir and booster station in Bwebajja to stabilize water supply in Bwebajja and the surrounding areas.

Picture showing pipes and a tunnel where they will be layed

Picture showing pipes and a tunnel where they will be layed

The works once completed, Mugisha relayed, it will boost supply to Abaita Branch (Kasenyi road & Lyamutundwe); Kawuku Branch (Wamala, Ziiru, Ssisa, Lutaba, Sekiwunga , Akright, Kabulamuliro, Bwebajja, Nganjo, Dewe) ; Kajjansi branch (Lumuli, Makandwa, Nakigalala, Kitovu, Mazzi, Bweya, Kitende) and the surrounding areas.

The managing director further noted that “Nsamizi & Namulanda booster station upgrade and Namulanda network upgrade works are in advanced stages and the system will be fully operational within a month’s time.”

NWSC team, the statement reads, is also looking at alternative water sources to construct two new mini water supply systems in Lumuli and Nakigalala.

Engineers at work

Engineers at work

The interventions are geared at improving the water supply situation along Entebbe road.

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