NWSC board Chairman Eng Christopher Ebal (middle) receive the award.

National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has scooped a service delivery excellence award from the World Confederation of Businesses (WORLDCOB) in San Francisco, California.

WORLDCOB is considered the most important business award in the world and is given out to the most outstanding companies and business people in each country.

This award was created in order to recognize business excellence and is aimed at small, medium and large enterprises because we know that all companies seek to guarantee quality for constant development at their own scale.

Each year, WORLDCOB organizes THE BIZZ business awards ceremony, which brings together the leading companies from different countries to celebrate this recognition and offer a series of benefits to the winners, who become elite members, taking part in activities that will help them to foster new commercial relationships.

NWSC has improved its service coverage from 75 per cent in 2011 to now 84 per cent, the number of new connections have increased from 272,406 to now 659,157, turnover has increased from 132B to now 443B and the operational surplus has increased from 30 billion to now over 95 billion to mention but a few achievements that have been attained.

With support from the government of Uganda, NWSC aims at extending water services to over 12,000 villages in Uganda, effect over 140,000 new water connections, Installation of over 20,000 public stand pipes and Laing over 8000kms of water mains extensions by 2020.

The corporation has increased its footprint from 23 towns five years back to now over 253 towns of operation and implementing large scale water and sewerage projects on top of Water Supply Stabilization Plans aimed at boosting access water supply reliability and sewerage services for all in all areas of operation.