UPGRADES ON: NWSC MD Dr. Silver Mugisha.

The National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) upgrading its mains to ensure equitable distribution of water in the city, the Managing Director Dr. Silver Mugisha has said.

Addressing the media at the ICT ministry offices on Parliamentary Avenue, Dr. Mugisha said the corporation is working with community leaders to make the implementation of projects easier in extending water to low pressure areas.

Speaking at the same function the NWSC Director Business and Scientific Services Dr. Rose Kaggwa shared the corporation’s overview including performance in service delivery and strategies on how to achieve a targeted 100% coverage.

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She said  the money collected is reinvested and used to extend piped water to areas of scarcity as well as congested areas, and warned ‘water thieves’ of dire consequences if apprehended.

“Such people are retarding the dream of extending services to all corners of Uganda yet we believe in safe water for all Ugandans including low-income earners,” Dr. Kaggwa said, adding that the NWSC had contracted a consultancy firm to offer advisory services, all aimed at maximising customer engagement.