The First Lady Janet Kataaha Museveni has commissioned Kiyanga water supply system in Kiyanga Sub-county Ruhinda North, Mitooma district.
The system previously run by Mitooma district leadership was recently gazetted to National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC).
Speaking at the commissioning ceremony held at Ruraama Health Center, Mrs Museveni urged the residents to use the water to improve sanitation and health in their homes.
The project work included: Rehabilitation of Moja, Bazaire and Nzarirwehi water sources, upgrade of transmission mains and associated pipe network and construction of over 40 Public water points.
From the previous 3 hours of water supply per day, the villages of Kisizi 1, Kisizi 2, Omukihita, Omukibingo, Ruraama 1, Ruraama 2, Kamakora, Omukatojo, Ruhungye,Kashasha and the surrounding areas will now get clean water supply day and night.
NWSC Deputy Managing Director Finance and Corporate strategy Mrs Sylvia Tumuheirwe Alinaitwe appreciated area Member of Parliament, Thomas Tayembwa, the area leadership, stakeholders and the people for warmly welcoming NWSC.
“We are aggressively extending our network to serve more people in all our areas of operation.” she said.