National Water and Sewerage Corporation has completed the construction works on the Kapenguria-Kapchorwa pipeline in Kapchorwa district.
The completed project is in line with NWSC’s strategic plan, designed in-house and has been financed using NWSC’s internally generated funds.
According to NWSC Managing Director, Dr.Silver Mugisha, they are committed to improving water supply and sewerage services in all its areas of operation.
He congratulated and lauded the Kapchorwa community for supporting and welcoming the project. He affirmed that NWSC shall continue to implement many other similar projects across the country to achieve 100 per cent access to safe clean water for all.
He said other ongoing projects are Gulu, Kabale, Soroti, Hoima, Sembabule, Fort Portal among many others all aimed at improving the lives of the people of Uganda.
Speaking at the commissioning, of the project manager, Eng. Denis Taremwa, intimated that the completed 4 kilometer pipeline shall deliver over three million liters of water per day into the Kapchorwa town water supply network.
“We are building internal capacity to implement projects. This will save us money and time to work on other service delivery projects across the country” he said
He applauded Kapenguria community for the support during the project implementation which facilitated the timely and successful implementation of the project by the NWSC team and contractor Updeal (U) LTD.
Kapchorwa area Manager, Max Omut, said, the completed project has ended the intermittent water supply and water rationing challenges which were rampant in Kapchorwa town.
According to Omut, Kapchorwa town going forward will have water supply services for 24 hours a day, instead of the previous four hours a day. “Our commitment to serve the people of Kapchorwa is total.” he pledged.